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How to Incorporate Suspense into Your Writing: Advice from the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock

Suspense is the sense of anticipation or worry that the author makes the reader feel. It’s the lack of certainty the author creates, which is often thought to be created by withholding information or limiting the readers’ perspective to reflect the character’s and nothing more. 545 more words

February 18th, 2018 Movie - The Thirty-Nine Steps

Sunday morning and I find myself in for a treat with today’s movie. Today I find myself watching another of Hitchcock’s early movies from the Legends Of Horror box set. 2,048 more words

Movie Review

Yesterday, I was watching Hitchcock’s 1960 suspense classic ‘Psycho.’ In all truth, I was watching the second half of the film, because the first half I had already watched a week earlier, inevitably dozing off after about an hour.

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Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

An occasional series where I review a randomly selected movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock…

Spoiler warning: these reviews reveal plot twists.

When Charles Oakley needs to lie low, he heads to California to stay with his sister and her family – but niece Charlie soon begins to suspect why Uncle Charles is on the run… 746 more words


HACK #2: Film Bodies

I chose to watch “Psycho” (1960), directed by Alfred Hitchcock. I am personally a huge fan of Hitchcock and I grew up watching many of his films, but for some reason I had never seen “Psycho” before. 374 more words

Awardees: Rebecca (1940)

For the second installment in our Best Picture Review anthology, I was persuaded to go see the 1941 Best Picture Winner Rebecca, starring Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine, directed by the one and only Alfred Hitchcock. 346 more words