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Psycho (1960)

A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer’s client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. 82 more words

VHS Selections: Hired to Kill and Crimes of Passion

The fine folks over at Arrow Video enjoy breathing new life into otherwise forgotten titles from the VHS era.  They have given these movies updated sound and picture quality and have given them a good selection of special features.   166 more words


'I am nothing but literature and can and want to be nothing else': Franz Kafka and The Trial

‘Somebody must have made a false accusation against Josef K., for he was arrested one morning without having done anything wrong.’ This much-quoted opening sentence of… 1,165 more words


Hitchcock's Psycho: A Masterpiece

Like I have said in an earlier post, I am a Hitchcock fan. I think he is a genius, but this movie made me think again about the magnitude of his genius. 821 more words


Psycho (1960 USA)

Imagine it is July 1960. You’ve just paid your thirty pieces of silver to the pharisees that own the movie theatre. You are shut in with all the other well dressed patrons. 807 more words


Friendly Persuasion (1956)

This William Wyler directed feature takes all of about three minutes to capture one’s sentimental side. He opens the film in 1862, Louisiana, with a young Quaker boy fencing with his pet goose, Samantha on the family farm. 762 more words

Daily Take

The Glory Boys - Episode Three

Helen reports back to Jones and is scathing about what she’s witnessed, describing it as a shambles.  As for Jimmy, she tells her boss that he’s “a knight in shining bloody armour ” setting off in hot pursuit. 1,036 more words

ITV Drama - 1980's