As Alfred Hitchcock explored film noir further into his career, a distinct darkness would overtake his film’s outwardly wholesome Americana, and shadow would engulf his ill-fated characters. Breaking with the idealistic characters of Shadow of a Doubt, Hitchcock weaves a tale of deeply troubled people in Notorious. The film blends elements of melodrama, romance, spy […]
Alfred Hitchcock, renowned for his thrillers, has never been prominently associated with film noir. Certainly, he was never linked to noir as directors such as Fritz Lang and Otto Preminger were, yet his style is preeminently, demonstrably noir. Hitchcock’s first film noir, and fifth film made in the United States since his arrival in 1939, […]
Film noir has known its share of villains, but these are the 10 best film noir villains to ever grace the silver screen.
In the wake of the release of Fox Searchlight’s long anticipated Alfred Hitchcock biopic, appropriately called Hitchcock, a different production about the master of suspense has flown under the radar. Home Box Office, in conjunction with the British Broadcasting Corporation, has made their own Hitchcock film, The Girl, which focuses on a darker side of […]
‘Hitchcock’ Review A good look into the relationship between Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of ‘Psycho.’ Release Date: November 23, 2012 MPAA Rating: PG-13 Synopsis HITCHCOCK is a love story about one of the most influential filmmakers of the last century, Alfred Hitchcock and his wife and partner Alma Reville. […]