Alfred Hitchcock

In Review: Peacock on DVD

by Daniel Goodwin 2 January 2014

It’s a shame that so many great films bypass cinemas and vanish straight into rental obscurity. Hopefully one day those worthy will be discovered and celebrated by a wider audience while lesser efforts perish for being so brain achingly dire. Considering the cast, it is initially surprising that Peacock has gone straight to DVD. Not […]

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The Immortals: Grace Kelly

by Linsey Satterthwaite 21 May 2013

If ever a name was suited to describe a person it was that of Grace Kelly; the actress had a distinctive poise and elegance that charmed cinema-goers, sent a certain director into ‘Frenzy’ and captured the heart of a Prince.

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Win Great Hitchcock Goodies!

by Martyn Conterio 28 January 2013

To celebrate the February 8 release of Hitchcock, we’ve got three merchandise packs to give away! Each pack includes a t-shirt, pen, CD soundtrack, cup and saucer, and a copy of Alfred Hitchcock and The Making of Psycho on which the film is based.

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In Review: Blackmail, the silent cut

by Helen Cox 2 August 2012

Adapted from the play by Charles Bennett, Blackmail (1929) was a picture produced on the cusp of the sound revolution. Hitchcock, sensing the shift towards sound, sneakily shot a version with dialogue alongside his silent feature. Critics generally agree that the silent feature is the most engaging of the two cuts and certainly no dialogue is required […]

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