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Monday | Log Cabin Democrat

Arkansas author takes book to the silver screen

Arkansas author Wade Rivers will be doing a book signing at Hastings in Conway on Saturday, August 2nd from 12 to 6 p.m. His latest book is being developed into a movie that will be filmed in Arkansas.


Related Topix: Arkansas, Conway, AR, North Little Rock, AR, Hendrix College

Sun Jul 27, 2014

'Rear Window' turns 60

This year marks the 60th anniversary of my personal favorite Alfred Hitchcock film Rear Window , which is based on the 1942 short story It Had to Be Murder by Cornell Woolrich.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Rear Window, Drama Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Murder!, Vertigo, Rope, Dial M for Murder

Fri Jul 25, 2014

2014 in film so far - the small and the big

Every year, you can find excellent films, even in years when you just want to give a hard pass on everything playing in your theaters.


Related Topix: Fantastic Mr. Fox

Laughing Squid

Photograph of San Francisco Street in 1957 Shot At Virtually the Same ...

User rsyung posted a photo to image archive Shorpy of a San Francisco street shot by his father in 1957, when another user noted that legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock also included a shot of the same street about 54 minutes into his 1958 masterpiece, Vertigo .


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Vertigo, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Alfred Hitchcock, Vocal

Thu Jul 24, 2014


22 (5) All-Time Great Directors and Their Final Films

Fifteen years ago yesterday, on July 16th, 1999, "Eyes Wide Shut" was released in theaters.


Related Topix: Eyes Wide Shut, Drama Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Celebrities, Nicole Kidman, Tom Cruise, Comedy Movies, Family Plot

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Patricia Highsmith

The decadelong revival of classic crime novelist Patricia Highsmith continues apace, with a film of The Two Faces of January starring Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst opening stateside this fall, Todd Haynes' screen adaptation of Carol under way, and a reissue of her complete oeuvre in digital and print by Virago Modern Classics.


Related Topix: Patricia Highsmith, Vocal, Strangers on a Train, Film Noir, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Alfred Hitchcock

Classic movie review: 'Psycho'

The films of Alfred Hitchcock , as well as some choice details revealed in recent biographies, are ample proof the director was more than familiar with the dark side of the human psyche, which is why I find it curious that in certain movies he was willing to settle for pat solutions that seem to shed light on every nook and cranny of a character's ... (more)


Related Topix: Psycho, Horror Movies, Thriller, Drama Movies, Vertigo, Mystery Movies, Shadow of a Doubt, Film Noir, Crime Movies, Marnie, The Birds

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Border Mail

Conman Brenton Jarrett off to jail again

SERIAL conman Brenton Robert Jarrett's day of reckoning came in court yesterday when he was jailed for fraud matters and failing to comply with conditions imposed on him as a registered sex offender.



Check Out Mondo's TMNT & Iron Giant Toys

Familiar to genre fans for their stunning posters and visual art , Mondo is now producing toys from artist-based designs for the likes of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles , The Iron Giant and Alfred Hitchcock .


Mon Jul 21, 2014

Star Tribune

Mayflies emerge, quickly cause a big mess, then die

A mayfly clung to the bark of a tree at a public boat launch in Lake City on Lake Pepin.


Related Topix: Pepin, WI, Weather, La Crosse, WI, Hager City, WI

End of their Rope: Off the Wall's stylish thriller

Summer days are for cool drinks and sandy frolics; on summer nights, though, we like a good scary story.


Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Rope, Vocal, Alfred Hitchcock, Criminal Defense Law, Law

USA Today

Mondo dives into the pop-culture toy business

Mondo dives into the pop-culture toy business Mondo plans to release collectibles including 'Iron Giant' robot and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.


Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Art Daily

'Alfred Hitchcock in the Universal Pictures' movies opens at Palazzo del Governatore

Palazzo del Governatore in Parma hosts an exhibition dedicated to the Master of the suspense par excellence: Alfred Hitchcock.


Related Topix: Psycho, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Vertigo, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Marnie, Crime Movies, Rear Window, The Birds

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Scarlett Johansson on 'Lucy,' teen fame, Black Widow and more

There used to be a career template for tween actresses. First, the family-friendly movie or TV series.


Related Topix: Don Jon, The Horse Whisperer, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, North, Family, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson, Entertainment

Thu Jul 17, 2014

New on DVD this week: July 18

There's something so relentless about this avian spin on "Meet the Parents" that it leaves you feeling more exhausted than entertained.


Related Topix: Rio, Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, Drama Movies, Birth, Mystery Movies, Movies, Entertainment

Norwalk Reflector

Take as many steps as necessary to see - The 39 Steps' in Huron

Four actors are putting on a master class in comic timing and multi-tasking in the Huron Playhouse's hugely entertaining production of "The 39 Steps," the company's next to last show this season, set in 1935 England and Scotland.


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

The Washington Post

Degasa a Little Dancera grabs the spotlight

She is part thinker, part statue of liberty. She is as beloved as the Thinker and the Statue of Liberty.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Travel, Entertainment


Like a scene out of Hitchcock's The Birds: Seagulls divebomb and injure teen

The adult gull swooped on Shannon Harris and used its powerful beak to stab her head after becoming tangled in her hair.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Drama Movies, The Birds, Thriller

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Tricia's retro film review: The Secret Agent

The Secret Agent is the 1936 espionage film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and based on a book by W. Somerset Maugham.


Ervolino: Doesn't every road trip come with a dark, creepy motel?

I was fast asleep by 11 p.m. on Saturday night - which almost never happens - and up and alert at 5:30 a.m. on Sunday.