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Entries from October 2007

Psycho (1960)

October 31st, 2007 · 6 Comments

31 days of October. 31 articles devoted to the screen’s maestro of suspense and the macabre, Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980). I’ll be jumping back and forth through five decades in this series. More than half of the films I’ve never seen before, but even the ones I have seen were viewed, researched and written about this […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Femme fatale · Heist · Interrogation · Mother/son relationship · Murder mystery · Psycho killer · Psychoanalysis · Road trip · Small town · Woman in jeopardy

The Birds (1963)

October 30th, 2007 · 9 Comments

31 days of October. 31 articles devoted to the screen’s maestro of suspense and the macabre, Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980). I’ll be jumping back and forth through five decades in this series. More than half of the films I’ve never seen before, but even the ones I have seen were viewed, researched and written about this […]

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Tags: Ambiguous ending · Based on short story · Beasts and monsters · End of the world · Road trip · Small town

North By Northwest (1959)

October 29th, 2007 · 8 Comments

31 days of October. 31 articles devoted to the screen’s maestro of suspense and the macabre, Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980). I’ll be jumping back and forth through five decades in this series. More than half of the films I’ve never seen before, but even the ones I have seen were viewed, researched and written about this […]

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Tags: Drunk scene · Femme fatale · Hitman · Interrogation · Mother/son relationship · Paranoia · Road trip · Train