Alfred Hitchcock
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Hitchcock à la Carte
19 Mar 2015 // 8:05 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 // 4:10 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.


Did the Master of Suspense Make the Best Movies of All Time?
29 Oct 2012 // 5:20 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.


Truffaut Channels Hitchcock and Chabrol in 'The Soft Skin'
12 Mar 2015 // 8:10 PM

This is a cold film where it's clear something is always wrong, but no one can quite piece together what it is.

Why Would Criterion Want Alfred Hitchcock's 'Foreign Correspondent' in Its Collection?
6 Mar 2014 // 1:00 AM

Yes, this is perhaps one of the most efficient entries in the Hitchcockian subgenre of “every-man trapped in an extraordinary situation”, but he would go on to direct much better films.


Double Take: 'The Lady Vanishes' (1938)
15 Sep 2015 // 5:00 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.

Hitchcock's 'Jamaica Inn' Is a Good Film That's Been Sullied by a Bad Print - Until Now
4 Jun 2015 // 2:57 AM

A sparkling new restoration from the British Film Institute, derived from an archival negative, makes the case that Jamaica Inn is much better than its reputation.


Cannes 2015: 'Hitchcock/Truffaut' Looks at Great Directors' Careers
26 May 2015 // 4:45 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
16 Oct 2012 // 11:53 PM

“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,”

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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