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The Genius of Hitchcock: Filmmakers Discuss

Alfred Hitchcock  is possibly the director whose work has been most exhaustively analysed in the history of cinema, a state helped by his openness, compared to the closed mouthed giants of Hollywood such as John Ford or Howard Hawks who came before him. Hitch loved an audience. Guillermo Del Toro wrote admiringly in the August […]

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When Kubrick Meets Hitchcock – It’s Red (D)rum

  The Red Drum Getaway is a witty Hitchcock mashup where Kubrick is the villain. As the brief synopsis from creators Adrien Dezalay, Emmanuel Delabaere, Simon Philippe states, “Jimmy was having a rather beautiful day until he bumped into Jack and things got weird.” Featuring Jimmy Stewart interacting with Jack Nicholson’s Jack Torrence and Danny from The […]

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Eyes of Hitchcock

Via Kogonada, here’s a short video exploring how director Alfred Hitchock uses the eyes of his subjects to create a sense of terror. The video was created for the Criterion Collection.

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The Criterion Corner – The 39 Steps (1935)

Before we jump into the meat and potatoes of this thing, let me tell you that I am a complete junkie for Criterion Films. I love everything that Janus Films does with Criterion to make a Blu-Ray/DVD have the greatest features and packaging around. The price point is a bit steep, but if you are […]

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