Anyone remotely in touch with the cinema is aware of Alfred Hitchcock, the famed “Master of Suspense.” However, it’s unfair for Hitchcock to only be labeled as a director who sure knows how to scare your pants off (Exhibit A- the shower scene in Psycho) or keep your eyes glued to the screen for two hours (Exhibit B- Vertigo). 848 more words
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Billy Wilder’s Hollywood career spans from 1938 to 1981. As both a director and a screenwriter, his films include The Major and The Minor, Double Indemnity, The Lost Weekend, Sunset Boulevard, Stalag 17, Sabrina, The Seven Year Itch, The Apartment, The Bishop’s Wife, … 1,120 more words
“This isn’t real. This kind of stuff just doesn’t exist.” “It does in my world.” — from TWILIGHT.
As is so often the case, the original aim of this project was compromised–or corrupted–with the ever irresistible temptation to add more titles falling short of masterpiece status. 274 more words