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Alfred Hitchcock

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    Retrospective: The Films Of Alfred Hitchcock Pt. 2 (1940-1976, The Hollywood Years)

    In the late 1930s, with films like "The Man Who Knew Too Much," "The 39 Steps" and "The Lady Vanishes" having proven global hits, the New York Times wrote: "Three unique and valuable institutions the British have that we in America have not. Magna Carta, the Tower Bridge and Alfred Hitchcock, the gr...

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    Retrospective: The Films Of Alfred Hitchcock Pt. 1 (1925-1939)

    This year, a Leytonstone-born Londoner born 113 years ago has been all the rage. The subject of two biopics, "The Girl" (which aired on HBO a few weeks back) and "Hitchcock" (which premieres at AFI Fest on Thursday), the director of the newly named greatest film of all time "Vertigo," and a man who'...

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    Toby Jones Talks the 'Twisted Love Story' of 'The Girl' and Finding Hitchcock Under Four Hours of Prosthetics

    Before Anthony Hopkins unveils his interpretation of the iconic filmmaker in the upcoming Fox Searchlight film "Hitchcock," Toby Jones will offer up his in "The Girl," which premieres on HBO Saturday, October 20, at 9 pm. Directed by Julian Jarrold ("Becoming Jane,...

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    Watch: Every Alfred Hitchcock Cameo Ever

    If you're a fan of Alfred Hitchock (and really, who isn't?), you better buckle up because there is a whole lotta Hitch coming your way (and fyi, today is his birthday too!). Two movies about the legendary filmmaker are just around the corner with Toby Jones playing the director in the upcomi...

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    Spot The Difference: Uncanny New Image Of Sienna Miller As Tippi Hedren In Hitchcock Biopic 'The Girl'

    Toby Jones must get a little frustrated when he starts making a biopic. The chamelonic character actor got the role of a lifetime when he played Truman Capote in "Infamous" (giving a terrific performance in the process), but despite a starry cast including Sandra Bullock and Daniel Craig, had his th...

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    5 Things You Might Not Know About Alfred Hitchcock's 'Psycho'

    What's the greatest Alfred Hitchcock film? Every film fan will have a different answer, with "The 39 Steps," "Rebecca," "Spellbound," "Notorious," "Rear Window," "Vertigo" and "North By Northwest" all making compelling cases for being the very best. But few of his films had such an impact on cinema ...

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    First Look At Scarlett Johansson As Janet Leigh In 'Hitchcock'

    Alfred Hitchcock seems to be firmly in the zeitgeist at the moment: the British Film Institute is showing an extensive retrospective of the director's work later in the year, and the next twelve months or so will see not one, but two biopics of the legendary master of suspense. The first, "The Girl,...

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    5 Things You Might Not Know About Alfred Hitchcock's Masterpiece 'Vertigo'

    Voting is currently underway on the Sight & Sound poll for the greatest film ever made, which takes place every ten years, and is generally seen as one of the most definitive of such polls. And one film that's near-certain to place in the top ten, given that it's been there in every poll since 1982 ...

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    Two by Lang: 'The Woman in the Window' & 'While the City Sleeps'

    When Alfred Hitchcock made his first thrillers in the mid-1920s, he was often praised as “an English Fritz Lang,” Lang then being world famous for making nightmarish German crime pictures in the silent era, culminating with such 1930’s sound classics as M (about a child murderer) i...

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    Exclusive Look at Mondo's 8 New Posters For Classic Movies

    Austin-based Alamo Drafthouse's poster-art boutique Mondo has joined forces with Martin Scorsese's film preservation organization The Film Foundation to create new 35mm prints of eight essential films with brand-new posters to go along with them.

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