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PSYCHO (1960) Slashes Its Way Back to the Big Screen

Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 masterwork Psycho is the latest film to be reissued in theatres following the successful 40th anniversary screenings of Steven Spielberg’s Jaws in July. Turner Classic Movies, through Fathom Events, will be screening Psycho at local theatres throughout the United States on Sunday, September 20 and Wednesday, September 23. Click here for the link to enter your zip …

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Film Review: Psycho II (1983)


SYNOPSIS: After twenty-two years of psychiatric care, Norman Bates attempts to return to a life of solitude… but the specters of his crimes — and his mother — continue to haunt him. REVIEW: “Goodnight, Mary.” The original film (directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1960) was essentially the first slasher film and, in turn, initiated a new avenue of horror that …

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The Original Psycho’s Anniversary


The Original Psycho’s Anniversary by Margo Smith June 16th is the anniversary of the theatrical release of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. A ground-breaking and disturbing horror-thriller, the movie has spawned a hoard of sequels and remakes, and inspired creepy graphic novels, television series and Halloween costumes since 1960. You have to appreciate a man in a gray wig and house dress, …

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An Interesting New Way To Watch PSYCHO

Here’s an unexpected little treat. Director Stephen Soderbergh has done something incredibly cool. He took Alfred Hitchcock’s amazing original and spliced it together with the Gus Van Zant remake and created something that is oddly mesmerizing. He calls it PSYCHOS and and it’s available to watch for free by heading on over to Mr. Soderbergh’s website. You can do that …

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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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Film Review: Curio (2010)


SYNOPSIS: A young American widow named Lauren (Jennifer Bryer) and her daughter, Emily (Sydney Wade) return to England to inherit a country home of a distant relative of her late husband. Alone in the Yorkshire countryside, Lauren finds her life turned upside down when a neighbor dies in her new home during a tarot reading. Suddenly on the run with …

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Still ‘Psycho’ after all these Years – a movie overview


WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS NUMEROUS DESCRIPTIONS OF THE PLOT Peripherally based on the real life character of Ed Gein, who killed two people in the 1950s and kept their body parts, the Alfred Hitchcock film Psycho still resonates as one of the greatest horror films of all time, even 50 years after its 1960 release. Published shortly after the discovery …

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Film Review: Psycho (1960)


SYNOPSIS: When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane (Janet Leigh) goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where twitchy manager Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins) cares for his housebound mother. The place seems quirky but fine … until Marion decides to take a shower. …

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The horror genre gets blueray treatment


Check out the latest release dates for the following horror movies, some classic and some more recent. Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960) 50th Anniversary Edition – Oct 19, 2010   Plot Marion Crane goes on the run after stealing $40,000 from one of her employer’s clients. Taking a wrong turn in a storm, Marion arrives at the isolated Bates Motel, run …

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