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Happy Birthday, Alfred Hitchcock

PETER BOGDANOVICH: But you never watch your films with an audience – don’t you miss hearing them scream? ALFRED HITCHCOCK: No. I can hear them when I’m making the picture. Hitchcock and Cary Grant

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June 2016 Viewing Diary

Homeland Season 3, Episode 4 “Game On” (2013; d. David Nutter) Hey, Nutter, what’s up? Thanks for the Supernatural pilot. Going on 12 seasons now, you set it up real good. I have now watched up until Season 5 of … Continue reading

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December 2015 Viewing Diary

Christmas, Again (2015; d. Charles Poekel) So good. I reviewed for Rogerebert.com. Back Street (1932; John M. Stahl) Back Street is the story of a woman who allows herself to be a “back street” woman: a long-time mistress to a … Continue reading

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March 2015: Viewing Diary

Supernatural, Season 2, Episode 14 “Born Under a Bad Sign” (2007; J. Miller Tobin). A re-watch for my re-cap. Tales of Hoffmann (1952; Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger). Saw a screening of the lushly-colored new restoration print at the Film … Continue reading

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Mr. and Mrs. Smith: Operation Screengrab

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A Great Sequence: Foreign Correspondent

Johnnie Jones (Joel McCrea) is a crime reporter with a New York paper who has been sent to Europe on the eve of war to “find out what is going on”, to investigate the impending war like a crime and … Continue reading

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The Fat-Headed Guy Full Of Pain: Cary Grant in Notorious

All week, a blogathon has been going on, hosted by The Self-Styled Siren, Rod Heath, and

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20 most surprising female performances (Part 1)

Alex had a series going on of 20 Most Surprising Female Performances (Here is Part 1 and Part 2). Please please go check out her choices, and also her brief descriptions of why she chose each one. Great stuff, thought-provoking. … Continue reading

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Scary Moments: A List

25 scariest moments in non-horror movies. A compiled list by a bunch of different writers. Some really interesting and startling entries. The infamous eye-slice from Un Chien Andalou, that I can’t even think about without shivering. Alison Willmore writes: Classics … Continue reading

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Conversation with Alfred Hitchcock

Peter Bogdanovich: But you never watch your films with an audience – don’t you miss hearing them scream? Alfred Hitchcock: No. I can hear them when I’m making the picture.

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