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North by Northwest

H is for Hitchcock, the master of suspense. There is no Halloween without the man who completely redefined the horror genre and carved out a niche all his own. 528 more words

Killing Me With Kindness

I should have probably been more cautious when my friend, upon hearing of my job loss, offered to pull me out of my misery with a visit to Chicago. 418 more words

Copycat Killers: A Couple of Psychos

“No, it’s interesting to remake a film for the contemporary audience today. I think it’s a good idea: it needs to respect the original idea. Don’t just take the title and change everything else.” – Dario Argento… 5,406 more words


Joan Fontaine Estate - Art & Oscar - Heads to Christie's

“I married first, won the Oscar before Olivia did, and if I die first, she’ll undoubtedly be livid because I beat her to it!” sniffed screen starlet Joan Fontaine in 1978, referencing the lifelong feud between herself and her sister, actress Olivia de Havilland. 414 more words

Scary Auteur Favorites: The Birds and The Seventh Seal

In a departure from last week’s unrelated films, I decided for this installment to discuss two films that are very different from each other, yet share similarities behind the camera. 688 more words


The Nighthawk Awards: 1954

You can read more about this year in film here.  The Best Picture race is discussed here, with reviews of all the nominees.  First there are the categories, followed by all the films with their nominations, then the Globes, where I split the major awards by Drama and Comedy, followed by a few lists at the very end.   8,191 more words