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We all love to hate the bad guy in a movie, in a book, in life!

Let’s take Mr. Norman Bates as an example.   524 more words

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Week 21: The Farmer’s Wife (1928), Libraries, and a Sex Challenge

Disclaimer: These essays presume you’ve seen the film in question. If you want to avoid spoilers, watch the movie first!

Last week I said some unkind things about Alfred Hitchcock, or rather, I doubted his ability to handle comedy. 2,020 more words


TV Pick of the Day - Friday 27 May

Film fan and occasionally Psycho Zoe Butcher has a classic thriller for tonight’s pick… 152 more words


To Catch A Thief (1955)

Hitchcock.  The name is synonymous with such words as “thriller”, and “suspense.”  However, when I watched the biopic of the same name I couldn’t help but notice his proclivity for attractive women, and the projection of his inner-self onto male leads.   234 more words

Film Review

[24 April 2016 Meeting] Note #2

While reading at the meeting this quote called my attention and I returned to it later. It describes the logic of Hitchcock’s cinematic structure and can also attest to the fact that he (and Lacan) are no longer a structuralist… 83 more words


My Review of ‘Strangers on a Train’ (1951)

Two very different men meet on a train: Guy is a talented, but unhappily married, tennis player; Bruno, a total nutcase. Each of them wants to be rid of some annoying person in their life. 289 more words