Alfred Hitchcock

Watching THE BIRDS

Last night I was one of the very happy many who saw Alfred Hitchcock’s 1963 classic, The Birds on a big screen thanks to Turner Classic Movies (TCM), Fathom Events and Universal Studios whose Centennial the release is commemorating –… Read More ›

Ingrid – a career in pictures

Today would have been the 98th birthday of one of Hollywood’s most beloved and enduring figures, Ingrid Bergman.  A fantastic actress and stunning beauty, Bergman’s appeal has not waned through the decades, her long career admired by several generations of… Read More ›

The Hitchcock Signature

For the Love of Film: The Film Preservation Blogathon III _____________________________________________ Everyone knows that all Alfred Hitchcock films have a lot in common, all that is Alfred Hitchcock. The mark he left on each of his movies is indelible and… Read More ›

The Dark Side of Genius

Some time ago I read Donald Spoto’s 1999 book, The Dark Side of Genius: The Life of Alfred Hitchcock.  Here are my thoughts on the book and its infinitely fascinating subject… As soon as one begins to read Daniel Spoto’s… Read More ›

The Lady Vanishes…

… (1938) is the last film Alfred Hitchcock would make in England before his move to Los Angeles to start work in the Hollywood Studio system.  Defying some genre conventions, The Lady Vanishes is a fun film, as far as… Read More ›

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