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Watched Notorious with Wife M

Wife M and I were in a Hitchcock mood so watched one we had not seen before: Notorious. Ingrid Bergman is the bitter daughter of a German traitor recruited by Cary Grant to fly into Brazil and catch additional Nazis who were living in Brazil. 242 more words

Week 38: The Wrong Man (1956), New York City, and Dive Bars

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

“This is Alfred Hitchcock speaking. In the past I have given you many kinds of suspense pictures, but this time I would like you to see a different one. 2,460 more words

Alfred Hitchcock

It's an apparatus for trapping lions in the Scottish highlands

The hour of our Kickstarter campaign launch is getting nearer and nearer and it is only fear to give you a few crumbs of what our short film actually contains. 19 more words

Last night I dreamt I went to …

During the summer I took refuge in a second hand bookshop in Lyme Regis to get out of the pouring rain and found myself weaving around the higgledy-piggledy assortment of shelves, lazily scanning hundreds of titles to read. 788 more words



This movie again I saw a long, long time back.

I knew Gregory Peck and I knew about Hitchcock.

But I was totally unprepared for the wonderful acting and beauty of Ingrid Bergman, or the amazing dream sequences. 73 more words

That queasy feeling

The triple reverse zoom camera move is a brilliant trick shot that has been used to convey a variety of emotions in cinema over the years. 571 more words

Creative Writing

Birds of Berlin.

To understand a city you need to understand its birds.

And in Berlin birds are everywhere. Baller crows on street corners. Fluff ball sparrows under tables. 364 more words