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I Loved Ben-Hur

Lev Raphael | Posted 12.20.2016 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

I avoided it on the big screen for two reasons: I was a huge fan of the Charlton Heston version and I'd read enough reviews panning it to believe it w...

'Rebecca': Second Wives, Detached Husbands, and a House Full of Secrets

Off The Shelf | Posted 11.17.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Kerry Fiallo | Off the Shelf I collect ghost stories. I don't believe in ghosts--but I'll read any and all types of haunting stories. One of my fa...

Actress Tippi Hedren Describes The 'Brutal' Way Alfred Hitchcock Ruined Her Career

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 11.08.2016 | OWN

When Tippi Hedren first met director Alfred Hitchcock, she was an unknown actress with no movie credits to her name. Within just a few years, Hedren q...

Lions and Tigers and Hitchcock... Oh My! Tippi Hedren Tells All In New Memoir

Jed Ryan | Posted 11.01.2016 | Home
Jed Ryan

In 1963, American moviegoers were terrified en masse by a new, very different kind of horror film: Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds. The thriller was a cr...

Tippi Hedren Claims Hitchcock Sexually Assaulted Her

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 11.01.2016 | Entertainment

In her revealing new memoir, Tippi, screen icon Tippi Hedren claims the director Alfred Hitchcock sexually assaulted her on multiple occasions while s...

Saul Bass In A Glass: A Legendary Graphic Artist Gets Interpreted In Cocktail Form

Tony Sachs | Posted 10.26.2016 | Taste
Tony Sachs

I had a dream. A rather ridiculous dream, but whatever. I wanted a movie poster interpreted as a cocktail. And not just any movie poster, mind you ...

A New Hitchcock Moves into 10 Cloverfield Lane

Brandon Judell | Posted 03.11.2017 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

"It's a real potboiler that is boiling and boiling and boiling and erupts in a way that few films ever do," director Dan Trachtenberg, 34, exclaimed o...

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Norman Bates?

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 03.07.2016 | Entertainment

How do you solve a problem like Norman Bates? A) Develop an uncomfortably close relationship with your son B) Encourage his taxidermy habit in your ...

An Analysis of Alfred Hitchcock's Thriller, Rebecca

Rebecca Conroy | Posted 02.04.2017 | Arts
Rebecca Conroy

I have chosen to analyze Rebecca in terms of Hitchcock's use of genre and how it contributes to, complicates or takes away from the film.

A Close Friend, Yet A Complete Stranger

Raymond J Brune | Posted 02.01.2017 | Entertainment
Raymond J Brune

Success in presidential politics is all about adjectives - getting voters to associate the right adjectives with their candidate. You know, words like trustworthy, brave, unwavering, god-fearing, concerned, presidential. I would choose one or two different adjectives to describe my candidate.

Bruce Dern Shares Hilarious Memory Of A Girthy Alfred Hitchcock

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.15.2015 | Fifty

With an acting career spanning more than 50 years, Bruce Dern has his fair share of incredible Hollywood stories, and he delightfully shared a few of ...

Actor Kenny Johnson Says Media Wouldn't Discuss His Incestuous 'Bates Motel' Role

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 12.08.2016 | Entertainment
Pollo Del Mar

While many actors land only one particularly memorable role -- or, for the lucky, perhaps two -- in a career, Kenny Johnson has the opposite problem. ...

Conductor Justin Freer on 'It's a Wonderful Life' - This Week with San Francisco Symphony

Sean Martinfield | Posted 12.09.2016 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

On Friday and Saturday, December 11 and 12, Justin Freer will conduct the San Francisco Symphony in screenings of the Christmas film classic from 1946...

Syrian Refugees and the Battle Over the Shining Beacon

Michael Zucker | Posted 11.30.2016 | Politics
Michael Zucker

These days the lamp beside the golden door is flickering, uniformly doused by the band of Republican presidential wannabes, their wildly applauding supporters at speeches and rallies, their cheerleaders on Fox News, and scattered Democrats, all of whom reject welcoming the wretched refuse of the teeming Syrian shore.

CultureZohn: Hitchcock/Truffaut: A Cinematic Love Affair

Patricia Zohn | Posted 12.01.2016 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

'Dear Mr Hitchcock: There are many directors with a love of cinema, but what you possess is a love of celluloid itself and it is that which I would like to talk to you about...' 'Dear Mr.Truffaut: Your letter brought tears to my eyes...'

UN Lounge: Where Diplomats and Renegades Rendezvous!

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 11.23.2016 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The Delegates' Lounge though served a more useful function than the trivial that this article might initially indicate. It is a common, neutral ground where ambassadors might bump into each other, even if their capitals did not have formal diplomatic relations.

Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara in Carol: Women Who Love Women

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.19.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The Oscar buzz around Todd Haynes' new movie Carol may focus on the two women, Cate Blanchett's Carol and Rooney Mara's Therese, but Phyllis Nagy's adapted screenplay, from Patricia Highsmith's novel The Price of Salt, will surely garner an Oscar nod too.

The Pregnant Moment

Janet Odgis | Posted 11.18.2016 | Business
Janet Odgis

Bass understood that some of the best branding relies on tension and a sense of anticipation--the creation of what one might call "the pregnant moment." When the audience senses that something big is in the works, they pay attention.

How To Wear Sunglasses Like Cary Grant

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 11.13.2015 | Style

They're intriguing, sharp, enduringly classic and mysterious: We're talking about Cary Grant's sunglasses in "North By Northwest." Whereas nobody seem...

Jamie Lee Curtis Recreates Her Mom's 'Psycho' Shower Scene

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.11.2015 | Entertainment

Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" was a revolutionary piece of cinema. The 1960 horror classic is not only remembered for its expert filmmaking and subvers...

The Nellie Olesons Celebrate 20 Years of Demented Hilarity at Silver Lake's Cavern Club

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.01.2016 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

As a patron of Los Angeles' most unique underground theatre, The Cavern Club, I have become a fan of actor/performance artist John Cantwell's annual Love Connie extravaganzas, but until last weekend I had yet to experience The Nellie Olesons, the veteran sketch comedy trio that gave rise to Connie.

21 Catchphrases That Defined Our Favorite Classic TV Shows

Pat Gallagher | Posted 09.18.2016 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

The 67th Emmy Awards will come and go, and the winners will, no doubt, celebrate. It just reminds us every year that the shows we watch on a regular basis (or not), will get the recognition they deserve. Let's take a moment to shout out to an unrecognized category -- best catchphrases.

Jamie Lee Curtis Perfectly Recreates Mom's Iconic 'Psycho' Shower Scene

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 09.15.2015 | Entertainment

Jamie Lee Curtis just gave us all another reason to get excited for "Scream Queens." The actress shared a photo of herself on Twitter recreating the ...

Study Explains Why Some Movies Are So Freakin' Scary

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.29.2015 | Arts

It may not’ve been your favorite movie to release last year, but chances are, if you went to see David Fincher’s film adaptation of “Gone Girl,...

Movie Directors and Mount Rushmores: Eleven Country's Best Filmmakers

Jon Eig | Posted 07.17.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

The Mt. Rushmorification of social discourse is destroying any semblance of nuanced, sophisticated analysis. And I'm right there with it, doing what I can to continue the trend.