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Birdemic: Shock and Terror (2010)

First published by EyeforFilm

With its location shoots in California’s Mission Bay, its ‘cameo’ (in archival footage seen on a television screen) from Tippi Hedren herself and its winged death from above, James Nguyen’s auteurist atrocity… 687 more words

Hitchcock, Hollywood Spies & North by Northwest

Source: JaysAnalysis.com
By: Jay Dyer
February 3, 2016

So far we have only analyzed one Hitchcock film, Vertigo (1958), where we highlighted the use of mind control, doubling and voyeurism on the part of a shadowy Bohemian Grove-esque elitist intent on manipulating the middle class Scottie (Jimmy Stewart) based on a profiling of his psychological weaknesses.  283 more words


TV Review: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, 3.14, "Karen Peralta"

“There are so many stray observations worth making about Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s latest installment that figuring out where to start is like ice-skating uphill. Stephanie Beatriz deserves to be cast in an action movie so she can kick asses full time; only Joe Lo Truglio can over-enunciate “phở” with devastating comic effect; we don’t actually know Hitchcock and Scully as people, and that’s mostly our own fault; Holt is forever the greatest; Amy’s propensity for nerdiness is only outmatched by her willingness to take the uncomfortable social bullets for people she cares about. 20 more words


Scene analysis of Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, 1960.

This brief analysis, originally 500 words long, is taken and revised from a film diary for my Introduction to Cinema module, part of my Undergraduate English Literature course. 810 more words

7 movie storyboards expose fascinating insight into famous films

The ominous feel of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds. The dramatic camera angles in No Country For Old Men. The action sequencing in Spiderman 2— These were all developed, refined, and communicated in the movies’ storyboards. 72 more words



This week we will look at a few different elements of editing that are a part of the tradition of storytelling. Editing devices convey meaning, as does time, rhythm and the construction of point of view. 278 more words


The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (Sébastien Japrisot)

This book is sort of like an Alfred Hitchcock mashup, so of course I loved it. It’s a mystery that has echoes of Vertigo, Psycho, … 1,233 more words