Alfred Hitchcock
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Features // 32 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 13 Articles
Blogs // 16 Articles
News // 2 Articles
//Features

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.

//Columns

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.

//Reviews

Truffaut Channels Hitchcock and Chabrol in 'The Soft Skin'
12 Mar 2015 // 9:10 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 // 2:00 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.

//Blogs

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.

//News

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,”

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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