User rsyung posted a photo to image archive Shorpy of a San Francisco street shot by his father in 1957, when another user noted that legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock also included a shot of the same street about 54 minutes into his 1958 masterpiece, Vertigo. On closer inspection, it was pointed out that not only [...]
Palazzo del Governatore in Parma hosts an exhibition dedicated to the Master of the suspense par excellence: Alfred Hitchcock. ?Alfred Hitchcock in the Universal Pictures movies? is an initiative promoted the City of Parma with the special collaboration of the Italian division of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Show More Summary
The "Pretty Little Liars" creators have made no bones about their film noir influences, particularly the master of suspense himself, Alfred Hitchcock. Tuesday's (July 15) episode, "Run, Ali, Run," was a real treat for Hitchcock fans....Show More Summary
Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho is eerie enough, but everything is creepier when it happens in real life. On Monday, a woman was found to have been living with the body of her deceased mother for at least a year, Huffington Post reports. On Monday, the police responded to a 911 call in Borough Park, Brooklyn where
You may have seen this classic Alfred Hitchcock movie already — but probably not the way that he intended. Read more...
Alfred Hitchcock in conversation with Francois Truffaut: To insist that a storyteller stick to the facts is just as ridiculous as to demand of a representative painter that he show objects accurately. What's the ultimate in representative painting? Color photography. Show More Summary
For all the recent attention paid to the art of the opening title sequence—and to innovators of the form like Saul Bass, Alfred Hitchcock, and David Fincher—one name hasn’t come up enough. Over his nearly three decade career in features, Spike Lee has brought us more great opening credits sequences than perhaps any other contemporary director. Show More Summary
One of the most talked about movies of its day was Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960), and nearly fifty years later, film lovers still discuss it. While initially receiving mixed reviews, it is now considered one of Hitchcock’s best films and is highly praised as a work of cinematic art. Show More Summary
Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim television show Robot Chicken has created an amusing parody video of the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock film The Birds featuring Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin facing down a group of overly zealous nerds. via Geeks are Sexy
I’m surprised it’s taken this long for me to discover White Night, but I am fully aware of it now and it looks very exciting. For the unfamiliar, the game is heavily inspired by old school survival horror — specifically Alone in the Dark — as well as German Expressionism and the works of Alfred […]
Growing up, I was a huge fan of scary stuff. I loved scary movies, and television shows like Tales from The Darkside and The Twilight Zone and one of my most beloved books was a giant Alfred Hitchcock anthology I dragged around with me that belonged to my parents. Show More Summary
If that deal we recently posted on 5 Hitchcock movies didn't cut it, how about 15? [Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection, $107] Read more...
Have an Xbox? Like free money? Today Best Buy will sell you a $25 Xbox Gift Card for $20, and then throw in an additional $5 digital card for free. 33% discounts on digital credit like this are basically unheard of. Buy it. [Best Buy] Read more...
With its fog-swept streets and gothic architecture, San Francisco was a perfect match for Alfred Hitchcock. Here, we tour some of the locations-turned-landmarks that inspired the Master of Suspense.
Marty Noble, writing for MLB: He had the jowls of Dizzy Gillespie, the chins of Alfred Hitchcock and the forearms of Olive Oyl’s favorite sailor man. For most of his 83 years, he had a haircut that required minimum maintenance and a quick, disarming smile that significantly widened his face and belied his sense of purpose. Show More Summary
Rear Window, Vertigo, North by Northwest, Psycho, The Birds, blu-ray, limited edition, 30 bucks. [Alfred Hitchcock: The Essentials Collection, $30] Read more...
New Playstation Plus offerings and discounts are joined by a PSN RPG flash sale, which has marked down games like Ni no Kuni to a ridiculous $5. It's a great selection, so check out the full list below and let us know what you'll be snapping up in the comments. [PSN RPG Flash Sale] Read more...
Just as Hollywood couldn’t have made only one volcano movie in 1997, or one asteroid movie in 1998, biopics have long come in pairs, with dueling films about Truman Capote, Alfred Hitchcock, and Batman trying to find different angles on a familiar figure’s life story. Show More Summary
They both confess they love this little known Alfred Hitchcock movie while discussing I Confess at A Good Story is Hard to Find podcast.
William Friedkin began his directing career on television, where he helmed numerous documentaries and even an episode of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour in which, during filming, young Friedkin was reportedly chastised by the Master of Suspense for not wearing a tie. Show More Summary