Tag Archives: Alfred Hitchcock

“De Palma – A Documentary Spanning The Director’s Career”

“I was really into low-budget horror movies when I was young. Then I started discovering De Palma’s stuff. You could describe a lot of his earlier movies as horror, Body Double, Carrie, Dressed to Kill, The Fury, but there was … Continue reading

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“Joan Fontaine – Hitchcock’s Only Oscar Winner”

Whenever I am asked during the course of a conversation I am having on film, who is my favorite director or directors, inevitably, the name Alfred Hitchcock will be the first one I speak. Hitchcock, along with Quentin Tarantino, Steven … Continue reading

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“Cue Up the String Section for Hitchcock’s Psycho”

The A&E (Arts and Entertainment) network has recently added a new series, “Bates Motel,” based on a reimagining, if you will, of Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho.” After watching the first four episodes, I decided to go back and view the original … Continue reading

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“Become a Voyeur with Hitchcock’s Rear Window”

The suspenseful, part mystery and part thriller, “Rear Window,” was directed by the iconic Alfred Hitchcock (Vertigo). Written for the screen by John Michael Hayes, (The Man Who Knew Too Much) based on a short story by Cornell Woolrich, (Original … Continue reading

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“The Birds – Hitchcock’s Avian Nightmare”

I have been a fan of the films of director Alfred Hitchcock for many years now. I consider him one of my favorite auteurs and count several of his movies, such as “North By Northwest” and “Vertigo,” among my favorite … Continue reading

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“Hitchcock’s ‘Vertigo’ The New Number One”

For years now, whenever I would read or watch something that dealt with film critics’ picks for the greatest movies of all time, it seemed that inevitably, the number one choice was always and would always be, the Orson Welles … Continue reading

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