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Tippi Hedren Looks Back at 'The Birds' and Working with Alfred Hitchcock

Fans of Alfred Hitchcock were in for a treat when they packed the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood for a screening of his 1963 horror classic “ 1,304 more words

No, I Haven't Seen It Until Now: The Birds

I spent a large portion of my youth growing up in Northern California, and we were always reminded of Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” when we saw a flock of them fly by. 1,610 more words

Review: Dusty Horne's Sound and Fury –Pleasance, Edinburgh

First published in The Times, Friday August 12 2016

Two Stars

Most people with a passing interest in cinema will know the name of Jack Foley, the sound artist who pioneered many of the effects and techniques used in filmmaking post-production. 330 more words

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Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” – If you like birds then this movie is not for you!

I would call this film a wake-up call. When I was a child I like everyone else was going through life thinking that all animals were lovely and then suddenly I watched “The Birds”(1963) and it all went downhill from there.  585 more words

The Alfred Hitchcock Blogathon 2016: My Analysis of Marnie (1964)

I would like to begin by thanking the host of this wonderful blogathon, Eva of Classics and Craziness, for arranging such an interesting tribute for the birthday of such an iconic director.   981 more words


The Birds 1963

“I hardly think a few birds are going to bring about the end of the world,”

– Brady, The Birds

Let’s take a moment to thank the Master of Suspense, himself, Alfred Hitchcock, for his 1963 thriller/horror classic, “The Birds.” Written by novelist Evan Hunter, this film was loosely based on a series of short stories by Daphne Du Maurier also titled “The Birds.” Further inspiration originated from the real-life avian attacks that occurred in the summer of 1961 when thousands of seagulls flew into houses that sat along the Monterey Bay coast line. 393 more words

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GPL's Third Floor Film Series Fall 2016 Schedule

We just wrapped up the Third Floor Film Series Screwball Summer, a fun summer series in which we watched three classic screwball comedy films. With summer almost over, it’s time to announce the schedule for the fall months. 439 more words

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