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The Pregnant Moment

Janet Odgis | Posted 11.18.2015 | 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.

Psycho in Paris

Francis Levy | Posted 11.16.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

Take away the innocence and eroticism and just hold the knife and Hitchcock's famous montage of blood going down the drain. Does that approximate your reaction to the first news reports coming out of Paris?

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 filmmakin...

'Psycho' Remade With Kittens, And It's Terrifying

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.15.2015 | Comedy

Bad kitty! If you think the original shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" was scary, wait'll you get a load of these kittens recreating th...

Vera Farmiga: Why Norma Bates Is One of the Most Challenging Roles She's Played

Greg Archer | Posted 05.09.2015 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

By the looks of it, Season 3 goes psychologically deeper and even more unsettling as it continues to chronicle the emotionally troubling relationship between Norma Bates (Vera Farmiga) and her intense son Norman (Freddie Highmore). Here, Farmiga opens up about the iconic role and the road ahead in Season 3.

Is the Enemy of Your Enemy Necessarily Your Friend?

Francis Levy | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics
Francis Levy

Iran's relatively cosmopolitan society and culture is a far cry from Syria, Iraq and it's certainly Egypt. Still two negatives don't necessarily makes a positive. How many times have we armed insurgent forces only to find our own weapons eventually being used against us?

Movie Review: The Boy Next Door ... Been There, Done That.

Carole Mallory | Posted 03.22.2015 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

If you have nothing better to do, catch this latest directorial effort of Rob Cohen, the talent behind all those fabulous Fast and Furious films, but in The Boy Next Door he drops his guard and goes for 'school teacher and the beast' and we've seen it before.

WATCH: 16 Stars Pick The Scary Movie That Spooks Them The Most

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.31.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

If you're in search of the perfect horror movie to scare you off your couch this Halloween, look no further: HuffPost Live has recommendations from a ...

The Michael Madsen You've Never Met

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 11.28.2014 | Entertainment
Bryan Cain-Jackson

Who is Michael Madsen? The badass in Reservoir Dogs, Donnie Brasco, or Kill Bill? Let me tell you about the Michael Madsen I spoke with -- a man who is more than the sum of the parts we see him portray on the screen.

Bryan Fuller Talks Horror and Hannibal

Xaque Gruber | Posted 06.22.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

For the first time in TV history, horror on the small screen rivals (and often surpasses) big screen horror in terms of acting, story, cinematography -- and viewers. 2014 finds American television in a coming of age for horror series.

An 'Alias' Alum Checks In To 'Bates Motel'

Posted 03.13.2014 | TV

The second season of "Bates Motel" may only be 2 episodes in, but there have already been plenty of surprises for better or worse. From a surprisin...

Jared Leto and the Archaic, Destructive Stereotype

Dana Beyer | Posted 05.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

Jared Leto played Rayon like a man, further confusing the public who both conflate gay with trans in general, and drag performance with the lived reality of the typical trans life.

Why You Should Be Watching 'Bates Motel' Right Now

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.12.2014 | TV

"Bates Motel," the A&E "Psycho" prequel series was recently made available for streaming on Netflix, and with the second season premiering on March 3,...

Check Into 'Bates Motel' For Season 2

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Change the sheets and dust off that old skeleton in the basement because "Bates Motel" is open for another season! The gruesome A&E "Psycho" preque...

First Nighter: In London With "Strangers on a Train," "Arturo Ui," "Barking in Essex"

David Finkle | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

London--Perhaps it has everything to do with what you choose to see, but right now in London there's a strong sense of déjà vu--a sizable helping of...

Joshua Gersen Conducts the San Francisco Symphony in Screenings of Hitchcock Classics

Sean Martinfield | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

"It's just me and the clock. It's up to me to keep the pulse going. The musicians don't know how far off or ahead they may be at any given time. The burden is on the conductor to make sure everything is lining up correctly."

What If Horror Movie Crime Scenes Were Real? (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.24.2013 | Weird News

Horror movies often use blood, gore and violence to shock and scare filmgoers. However, filmmakers tend to ignore the most frightening element: Cle...

Shyboy's Water on Mars Is the Debut Pop Album of 2013

Xaque Gruber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

If Nick Drake, Alan Parsons Project and M83 spawned a child raised on a healthy diet of Prince, Alfred Hitchcock, and classic science fiction films, it would be something resembling Shyboy.

Dial B for Birthday

Jack Meyer | Posted 10.13.2013 | Entertainment
Jack Meyer

August 13 marks the birthday of virtuoso director, Sir Alfred Hitchcock. To honor Mr. Hitchcock, the man who inspired my adoration of film, I would like to recount my peculiar relationship with the Master of Suspense.

'Psycho' Anniversary Recalls Worst Movie Remakes Ever

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.15.2013 | Entertainment

On April 16, 1960, the dawn of modern-day horror films was ushered in with the New York premiere of Alfred Hitchcock's now-iconic "Psycho." The story ...

James Franco Goes 'Psycho'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.05.2013 | Arts

James Franco is going 'Psycho' for his most recent art exhibit, on view at London's Pace Gallery this week. For the cinematic-inspired show, the a...

The Biggest Movie Milestones Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.07.2013 | Entertainment

Eleven years ago, on May 5, 2002, the Sam Raimi-directed "Spider-Man" swung its way into theaters and shattered box office records, wrapping up $100 m...

Meet Norma Bates

AP | LAURI NEFF | Posted 05.18.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — Vera Farmiga has some advice for Norma Bates, her character in the new series "Bates Motel": "Honesty is always the best policy." Ho...

Laura Prudom

'Bates Motel' Producers On Bringing A 'Psycho' Prequel To TV | Laura Prudom | Posted 03.18.2013 | TV

A&E's "Bates Motel," from executive producers Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin, premieres at 10 p.m. ET on March 18, and prospective viewers would be forg...

'Lost' Producer Returns With Horror Prequel 'Bates Motel'

Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.13.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Everything that makes "Bates" more attractive from a marketing standpoint makes it less interesting from a dramatic perspective.