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Psycho v. The Birds: an Inverse Relation

Despite being both being productions of Alfred Hitchcock, Psycho (1960) and The Birds (1963) are very dissimilar in film structure. While both succeed in being considered classic horror films, they are almost complete opposites of one another. 403 more words

Eyes Without a Face

Eyes Without a Face (Franju, 1960), is an excellent commentary not only on the feminist issues of the era in which is was filmed, but also an early example of the female victim-hero. 332 more words

Peeping Tom

Peeping Tom (Powell, 1960) is an exploration of the male gaze mentioned in Laura Mulvey’s article written on visual cinema. Mark, the lead character, is a voyeur, but not the traditional kind. 228 more words

Peeping Tom (1966)

This week’s movie was PEEPING TOM from 1966. One of the movies so far that I have seen before and loved. Though it was many years ago, so I hardly remembered much of it going in. 676 more words