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Alfred Hitchcock

Montreal Journal: Sex D"Or

Francis Levy | Posted 03.21.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

Alfred Hitchcock set I Confess starring Montgomery Clift as the priest, in the capital of the province of Quebec, Quebec City, but the setting could ...

Rear Window

Francis Levy | Posted 03.11.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

Should artists be called on to solve murders? In the classic romantic conception, the artist is an outsider, a wounded soul whose recompense is the p...

Strangers on a Train

Francis Levy | Posted 03.04.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

Coleridge famously scribbled "the motive-hunting ofmotiveless Malignity" about Othello in his copy of Shakespeare's works. Bruno Anthony (Robert Walke...

North By Northwest

Francis Levy | Posted 02.24.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

Can the scene where Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant) and Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint) descend Mount Rushmore in North by Northwest, which was recently r...

Birds of Prey Versus Birds of Pray

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 03.29.2014 | Comedy
Maggie Van Ostrand

If you think Kardashian media coverage has reached critical mass and will end, think again. If you think the U.S. congress's public opinion polls coul...

The 39 Steps, The Norris Center for the Performing Arts, Rolling Hills Estates

James Scarborough | Posted 03.28.2014 | Arts
James Scarborough

Directed by Ken Parks for the Norris Center for the Performing Arts, The 39 Steps adapted by Patrick Barlow and based on the novel by John Buchan and the eponymous movie by Alfred Hitchcock, presents an incredibly staged story of love and espionage.

The Way We Are: A Conversation with Alan & Marilyn Bergman, Chatting with Artifact's Jared Leto, and an Angels Sing Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.22.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

When did Alan and Marilyn Bergman become such an establishment in the world of music? Find out here.

Oscar Winner Joan Fontaine Dies

AP | BOB THOMAS and HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 12.16.2013 | Celebrity

CARMEL, Calif. (AP) — Academy Award-winning actress Joan Fontaine, who found stardom playing naive wives in Alfred Hitchcock's "Suspicion" and "Rebe...

The Bitter Tea of General Yen Inaugurates Stanwyck Retrospective at Film Forum

Francis Levy | Posted 02.08.2014 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Is all romance a Shavian phenomenon? It's interesting that Shaw never consummated his marriage since he seems to know so much about the mysterious co...

Will Forte Can't Believe He's in Nebraska

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.03.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Will Forte didn't worry about getting the role in Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" because he assumed he didn't have a chance.

Your Cheatin' Heart

George Heymont | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Some men are luckier in life than in love. Whether they become top athletes, matinee idols, or wartime heroes, their trust in the goodness of people makes them loyal to a fault.

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...

William Devane Respects the Text

Alex Simon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Few actors ruled the big and small screen with such vigor during the 1970s as William Devane. Using his classically handsome Irish features to embody parts best described as "Ivy League menace," Devane hasn't stopped working since making his film debut in 1967.

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."

Music to Murder By: San Francisco Symphony Screens Hitchcock

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Thomas Gladysz

Hailed as a master of suspense, Hitchcock was also a master in the use of music. The celebrated director knew music could convey emotion in ways images could not.

Organist Todd Wilson Plays The Lodger (1927) at Davies Symphony Hall, Halloween Night

Sean Martinfield | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

Keeping up with its very popular Halloween tradition, San Francisco Symphony presents Alfred Hitchcock's 1927 silent screen thriller, The Lodger, Thursday, October 31.

Large Appliance Attacks on Directors: Michael Bay Just the Latest

Dan Mirvish | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Mirvish

Though rare, the incident is far from the only case of large appliances being used to attack film directors.

Lights, Camera, Music!

Leonard Slatkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Leonard Slatkin

It would seem that after decades of derision, film scores are finally beginning to take their place as true descendants of opera, and they are now appreciated by not only film fans but concertgoers as well.

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.

Iconic Scary Movie Home Turns Out To Be Haunted For Real

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's safe to say some of the scariest scenes from Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds" took place at the Potter School House in California. But we bet you d...

First NIghter: Basil Twist in Manhattan, IPA in Brooklyn

David Finkle | Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Anyone looking around New York City for something to do this weekend might want to check out the Japan Society in Manhattan and/or the Brooklyn Museum...

That Face

Ken Fallin | Posted 11.05.2013 | Arts
Ken Fallin

I have been very busy getting new drawings ready for my first one man show in New York: That Face, The art of Ken Fallin, Broadway, Hollywood, and Wall Street.

LOOK: Guess Who Fell Victim To Beatlemania Just Like The Rest Of Us

Posted 08.27.2013 | Arts

We'll give you three guesses on who this bewigged superstar is. If you guessed Moe Howard, you've only got two stabs left. The answer: Alfred...

A Video Of Alfred Hitchcock Defining Happiness On His 114th Birthday

Posted 08.13.2013 | Good News

For someone known to terrify people, Alfred Hitchcock's mellow, wondrous definition of happiness has us pleasantly surprised. Hitchcock would've be...

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.