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The Birds (1963)

I’d like to talk today about one of my favourite Hitchcock films, the nature horror, The Birds. The film is based on the novel by Daphne Du Maurier (whose work had been adapted for the screen by Hitch before)with the story setting changed from Cornwall to a coastal American town. 957 more words

Horror

The Birds

“It’s the end of the world!”

From the very beginning of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1963 film The Birds, Melanie Daniels is set up as a troublemaker. 572 more words

Alfred Hitchcock

Film Review: The Birds (1963)

Release Date: March 28th, 1963
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Written by: Evan Hunter
Based on: The Birds by Daphne du Maurier
Cast: Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette, Veronica Cartwright… 548 more words

Reviews

Love Thy Sister

I was thirteen and just about coming to the end of my childish staring faze, you know the one that causes offence to anyone. When you’re a kid you stare, you just do, when you like something or when you find something unusual. 501 more words

Fashion

A Movie A Day #40: In the Cold of the Night (1990, directed by Nico Mastorakis)

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Film

Bruce Dern, Jennifer Jason Leigh & Rory Cochrane Board 'White Boy Rick'

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