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22 hrs ago | The Age

Best 90 seconds of True Detective?

Patrick Clair, the Australian who created the Emmy-winning title sequence of HBO's breakout hit True Detective , believes the most iconic and memorable sequences begin with a simple idea, a singular strong concept that evokes the characters, the tone, the world and the story through focused and striking visuals.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Drama, Graphic Design, Arts

22 hrs ago | The Age

Locke review: what Hitchcock would have written on modern life

Locke is the best film ever made about a man on a phone. Or it's the best film ever made about a man on a motorway.


Related Topix: Tom Hardy, London, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Short

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KCDZ 107.7 FM

We Review "the 39 Steps" at Theatre 29, Matinee Sunday

The manic, high-energy comedy "The 39 Steps" is running at Theatre 29 through September 13, with performances this Friday and Saturday night and a Sunday matinee.


Related Topix: The 39 Steps, Drama Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Alfred Hitchcock, Vocal

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

The cappa of St. Martin of Tours is a holy relic, cared for by priests called "capellani," from which the term "chaplain" is derived.


Related Topix: Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Alabama Live

Watch new Alfred Hitchcock-inspired music video filmed entirely in downtown Huntsville

The old Times Building in downtown Huntsville figures prominently in a new music video by Nashville-based singer-songwriter Ryan Corn.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Rear Window, Drama Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Alfred Hitchcock, Vocal, Entertainment


8 books which were brilliantly adapted for the cinema

As Welsh author Katherine John's book By Any Name is adapted for the big screen, Arts Editor Karen Price chooses her favourite movies which started life as a novel I was introduced to Hitchcock's masterpiece during my GCSE Film Studies course and it remains my favourite psychological thriller of all-time.


Related Topix: Psycho, Horror Movies, Thriller, Janet Leigh, Red, Celebrities, Morgan Freeman, Drama Movies, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Now Playing Onstage in Jacksonville - Week of 8/17/2014

This fast paced whodunit comedy is for anyone who loves the magic of theater. This show has everything from an on-stage plane crash, romance to nonstop laughs.


Related Topix: The 39 Steps, Drama Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Alfred Hitchcock, Vocal, Theater, Arts

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Escapes: Feast on oysters in Bodega

Thousands of foodies, art lovers and wine and beer connoisseurs are expected to descend on a Sonoma County ranch for a festive, delicious weekend.


Related Topix: Bodega, CA, Wine, Drink, Sonoma County, CA, Life, Food, Seafood, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, The Birds, Thriller

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Film School Rejects

Watch Every Alfred Hitchcock Cameo in 5 Minutes

Earlier this week, Alfred Hitchcock celebrated a birthday. Rather, fans celebrated on his behalf.


Related Topix: The Lodger, Crime Movies, Stage Fright, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, North by Northwest, Thriller, Adventure, Mystery Movies, Alfred Hitchcock, Vocal

la Phil to Present Big Picture: Hitchcock!, 8/31

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association presents The Big Picture: Hitchcock!, a thrilling tribute to the groundbreaking films of Alfred Hitchcock, at the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 7:30 PM.


Related Topix: North by Northwest, Thriller, Adventure, Mystery Movies, Murder!, Drama Movies, Crime Movies, Vertigo, Dial M for Murder

International Business Times

'Game Of Thrones' Takes Inspiration From Alfred...

"Game Of Thrones" creator George RR Martin has revealed that he takes inspiration from Alfred Hitchcock's film "Psycho" in the way he writes his novels.


Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, Psycho, Horror Movies, Thriller, Alfred Hitchcock, Vocal

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Gleeson rises above - Calvary'

It doesn't happen often, but occasionally an actor and a director will collaborate and discover they're made for each other.


Related Topix: The Guard, Calvary, Brendan Gleeson

Audience members know, but will chief inspector figure it out?

But he has to come up with a contingency plan when his original scheming doesn't go as expected.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Thriller, Dial M for Murder, Murder!, Drama Movies, Mystery Movies

The Star Online

Comet Over Hollywood: First Lady of Baseball: Laraine Day

Laraine Day was an All-American girl next door, who played Nurse Mary Lamont in the "Doctor Kildare" film series while under contract to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.


Alabama Live

Capri Theatre to screen classic film 'Rear Window' tonight in Montgomery

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- The Capri Theatre will screen the Alfred Hitchcock classic "Rear Window" at 7:30 p.m. tonight as part of its Capri Classics series.


Related Topix: Rear Window, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Montgomery, AL, Vocal, Alfred Hitchcock, Entertainment

Wed Aug 13, 2014

'39 Steps' at the Alhambra shows another side of Alfred Hitchcock

If you like the humor of Monty Python and the Holy Grail , then you must come to the Alhambra Theater & Dining to experience the antics of Alfred Hitchcock 's " 39 Steps as you savor the delectable meal that Chef DeJuan Roy has prepared just for this show.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Jacksonville, FL, Life, Food, Vegetables


Art for The Shining That Didn't Pass The Kubrick Test

Legendary film director Stanley Kubrick was famous for being a perfectionist. Kubrick took being exacting to extremes, sometimes shooting 50 to 100 takes of any given scene.


Related Topix: The Shining, Thriller, Horror Movies

Alfred Hitchcock's 115th birthday

Alfred Hitchcock, the man known to cinematic history as "The Master of Suspense," would have been 115 today, August 13th.


Related Topix: North by Northwest, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Mystery Movies, Family Plot, Crime Movies, Rear Window, Drama Movies, Shadow of a Doubt, Psycho, Film Noir, Horror Movies


Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

Those born on this date are under the sign of Leo. They include social reformer Lucy Stone in 1818; sharpshooter Annie Oakley in 1860; Scottish inventor John Baird, a pioneer in television technology, in 1888; actors Bert Lahr in 1895, Regis Toomey in 1898 and Charles "Buddy" Rogers in 1904; film director Alfred Hitchcock in 1899; bandleader ... (more)


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Family, The Wizard of Oz, Adventure, Musical Movies, Bert Lahr, Fidel Castro, Folk, Classical, Kathleen Battle

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Beauty vs Beast: All About the Blonde

The Ents were my favorite in the Lord of the Rings. I wasn't broken-hearted when Boromir was killed, but seeing some of the Ents on fire made me so sad.


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