Tag Archives: Bernard Herrmann

“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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“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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“Sisters – De Palma’s First Foray into Horror”

First and foremost, I would like to let all of my readers on the east coast know that I hope you, your loved ones and your friends are all safe and sound, and that you stay that way. I’ve been … 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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“Will The Silent film “The Artist” Win Best Picture Gold?”

“We didn’t need dialogue. We had faces then.” Gloria Swanson’s character of Norma Desmond in “Sunset Boulevard.” (1950)                     Before I begin this week’s blog, I would like to speak briefly on the passing of former professional baseball player … Continue reading

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