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Film Review: Hitchcock (2012)

  SYNOPSIS: A love story between influential filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and wife Alma Reville during the filming of _Psycho_ in 1959 REVIEW: To drearily refer to Alfred Hitchcock as great director is akin to stating that Leonardo DaVinci had a couple of good ideas. Not only the most influential film maker in modern American cinema, Hitchcock was a sheer force …

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Dial “H” for HorrorNews.net – Hitchcock Giveaway

Enter to win your FREE copy of HITCHCOCK on Blu-ray in this really psycho giveaway from HorrorNews.net!  Email joyhorror@horrornews.net and put “Hitchcock” in the subject line.  In the body of the email, please give your full name and complete address along with your favorite Hitchcock movie. HITCHCOCK – AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY & DVD ON MARCH 12TH Oscar® winners Anthony Hopkins …

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Blackmail (1992): Sometimes a Cigar is a Hitch(c**ktail)

Alfred Hitchcock’s Blackmail marked the first time, in British cinematic history, that sound was used for an entire feature film. The infamous American musical The Jazz Singer (1927) has been cited as the first film to use dialogue; however, Al Jolson’s notorious film barely passes as a “talkie” as it incorporated only a “few” lines of dialogue. When considering the inability to …

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Triangles and Freedom in Hitchcock’s Lodger

Tippi Hedren. Janet Leigh. Grace Kelly. Eva Marie Saint. Kim Novak. Alfred Hitchcock’s consistent casting of platinum blondes has painted a target on his infamously rotund figure for being a misogynistic director hampered by an obvious fetish. His casting of the beautiful blonde – who he found to be at their most alluring when they were least clothed – led to a motif in the …

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3’s a Charm for Hitchcock-like thriller ‘ATM’

The Hollywood Reporterhas announced the first casting line up from the Sanfran Co and Gold Circle Films called ATM, which will include Brian Geraghty (The Hurt Locker), Josh Peck (Red Dawn) and Margarita Levieva (FOX series Vanished). According to the source “The companies are hoping to evoke Hitchcockian vibes with their tale of three co-workers who make a late-night visit …

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