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Hitchcock à la Carte
19 Mar 2015 // 9:05 PM
Alfred Hitchcock's reputation for meticulousness in conceiving his thrillers also extended to his kitchen.
The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2012
31 Jan 2013 // 5:10 PM
From classics to contemporary television, the typical titles and the surprising outsider choices, the year in home video was just as divisive, and delightful, as the rest of our meaningful media.
Alfred Hitchcock May Be a Moralist, but He Does Not Moralize
11 Apr 2017 // 9:00 PM
Hitchcock’s Moral Gaze argues that Hitchcock examined the darkest edges of his characters to help his audience understand their connection with the act of watching, gazing, and sometimes not connecting.
Did the Master of Suspense Make the Best Movies of All Time?
29 Oct 2012 // 6:20 PM
There was a time when Alfred Hitchcock was considered a mere populist entertainer. Like Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and others before him, his early work didn’t click with intellectual minds -- they found nothing to praise in his lurid stories of murder, mystery and shocks.
'The Lodger' Is the First True Hitchcock Film and His First Masterpiece
10 Jul 2017 // 9:30 PM
Here we have Hitchcock's first archetype of "the wrong man", his first blonde heroine, and his first cop-boyfriend of ambiguous character. We also have his mastery of image and, ironically for a silent film, of sound.
Is the Author Gaming Hitchcock? or Is He Getting Gamed by Hitchcock?
21 Dec 2016 // 3:30 AM
“Often when I watch a Hitchcock film in this too-close manner... I am exhausted by the strain of so much scrutinizing… my task has turned me into a freak!”
Hitchcock's 'Suspicion', 'I Confess' and 'The Wrong Man' Return in Blu-ray
25 May 2016 // 9:45 PM
These three films on DVD from Warner Archives showcase different facets of Alfred Hitchcock's brilliance.
Double Take: 'The Lady Vanishes' (1938)
15 Sep 2015 // 6:00 AM
Now you see her; now you don't: Double Take #21 admits to seeing The Lady Vanishes and tries to find its political undercurrent.
Cannes 2015: 'Hitchcock/Truffaut' Looks at Great Directors' Careers
26 May 2015 // 5:45 AM
Even people familiar with both directors will find elements of Hitchcock/Truffaut surprising, especially a moment where Hitchcock seems haunted by the question of whether he might have been looser behind the camera.
‘The Girl’ Looks at Dark Side of Hitchcock
17 Oct 2012 // 12:53 AM
“There’s only so much I can teach you through kindness,” the director Alfred Hitchcock tells actress Tippi Hedren in the new movie “The Girl,”