alfred hitchcock

78/52 does more than just analyze the scene the film is known for, but helps viewers understand the importance of this scene and the importance of Hitchcock’s work as the Master of Suspense.

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The Kansas City Art Institute and Alamo Drafthouse have joined forces to bring you Film School, a weekly student curated film series. This week – Vertigo (1958) – Saturday, May 25th at 2:15 p.m.

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‘Hitchcock’ does a good job balancing the talented director’s obsession with the “Hitchcock blonde”, and Hitchcock’s growing insecurities with his wife’s possible affair and the increasing pressures of fully funding a film the studio has absolutely no confidence in distributing.

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Humor and romance play a big part in the breezy yet tense The 39 Steps and the mistaken-identity/conspiracy plot and flirtatious nature of the lead character would also later be used to great effect by Hitchcock in ‘North by Northwest’ with Cary Grant.

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! What a weird and wonderfully perfect film for AFI to choose as the [...]

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You are a charming man, Norman Bates. Your mild manner and meek demeanor are disarming and endearing. Of course we’d like to share a plate of sandwiches and some milk with you, and we’re very sorry if we caused any conflict with your mother.

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! This is the second time that we encounter Alfred Hitchcock on AFI’s list. [...]

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! If ever you thought of Alfred Hitchcock as the drab and monotone narrator, [...]

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