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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


Stock-tober 3-D! Norman Bates

Here is one of my all time favs. Norman Bates.  Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece classic Psycho must have been quite a thing to experience in it’s day.   50 more words

New Art

Recent Acquisitions and loans

A few interesting things have come through the door in the past few months:

The Hitchcock Chair Dog from the 2005 Dog Dazes of New Hartford; the artist was Lori Sokolik Pagano and the sponsor was the Hitchcock Chair Company. 219 more words


Genre Specific Lighting Techniques

“Psycho” (1960)

      Films of various genres use certain techniques to speak to the audience without saying a word. The mise en scene sets the tone immediately by giving the audience a visual to base their perceptions on along with the dialogue from the actors in a scene. 719 more words


31 Days of Halloween: Psycho

      Psycho is one of those landmark films, like 2001: A Space Odyssey, 8 1/2 or Casablanca, where so much has been written about it over the years that you kind of wonder what you could possibly add to the conversation. 536 more words


The birds

This scene echoes a shot from Hitchcock!


Third Sunday in October Writing Process

as told in list form.

Take a hot shower

Make a drink (a shot of vodka mixed with blueberry lemonade)
Turn off WiFi… 318 more words