Alfred Hitchcock

Hitchcock’s ‘Vertigo’: The Unrelenting Male Gaze that Blurs the Lines Between Possession and Obsession

  By Koraljka Suton It is no secret that the late Alfred Hitchcock was—and still is—not only one of the…

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‘Psycho’: The Proto-Slasher that Brought On a Revolution in Cinema

  By Sven Mikulec The image of a shabby motel in the middle of nowhere, by-passed by any relevant roads…

9 months ago

The Story of ‘Saboteur’, Hitchcock’s First Truly American Film

When Alfred Hitchcock came to the United States at the end of the 1930s, having been making films in England…

2 years ago

‘Marnie’: Hitchcock’s Controversial Exploration of Sexual Violence and the Complexity of the Human Psyche

The film that started out as a critical failure, labeled as the weakest link in the maestro's string of high-quality…

4 years ago

‘Notorious’: Hitchcock’s Mature and Intricate Espionage Masterpiece

  By Sven Mikulec Sometime in August 1944, while Alfred Hitchcock was having lunch with David O. Selznick's story editor…

5 years ago

‘Frenzy’: Hitchcock’s Return to Perfection in His Penultimate Film

Having turned in a couple of ill-received films delving into the matters of political intrigue, Alfred Hitchcock went back to…

5 years ago

‘Rear Window’: Hitchcock’s Cinematic Exploration of Voyeurism Disguised as a Top-Notch Thriller

  By Sven Mikulec For all our education and filmwatching experience, we still haven't found a better example of a…

5 years ago

‘Strangers on a Train’: A Technically Perfect Psychological Carousel as One of Hitchcock’s Best

One of the most popular psychological crime thrillers that Hitchcock ever made is definitely Strangers on a Train, the master’s…

5 years ago

‘North by Northwest’: Quite Possibly the Most Entertaining Hitchcock Ever

  By Sven Mikulec “I want to do a Hitchcock picture to end all Hitchcock pictures,” allegedly announced screenwriter Ernest…

5 years ago

‘Spellbound’: A Star-Studded Love Story in Dalí’s Design and Hitchcock’s Style

  By Sven Mikulec One of the thematically unique works of Alfred Hitchcock was definitely the 1945 giant crowd-pleaser called…

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