13 hrs ago
Business of Life
Mistaking Words and Movies for Reality
In a movie or book, "The MacGuffin" is the thing the hero wants. Usually the villain wants it too, and their conflict over who will end up with The MacGuffin forms the basic spine of the story.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Stars and Stripes
KC-135 - US military's aging workhorse - still dancing in the sky
An hour and a half into the training flight, high over eastern Kansas, it was time for Staff Sgt.
Versa Draw on Hitchcock Film for 'Neon' - Song Premiere
There's a dark feel to "Neon," the debut single from Florida electronic duo Versa.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Walt Disney Pictures Set to Distribute Future Indiana Jones Films
Although Walt Disney Pictures famously purchased Lucasfilm last year, the primary focus ever since has been the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII with only the faintest rumblings about the potential for another major Lucasfilm franchise, Indiana Jones .
Balagan’s ‘ThanksKilling’ carves up horror stereotypes
Through Dec. 14, a Balagan Theatre production at Cornish Playhouse Studio, Seattle Center; $30-$35 .
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Gus Van Sant's Psycho Just Turned 15 -- and Is More Fascinating Than You Remember
Fifteen years ago, on Dec. 4, 1998, an unusual movie was released, and roundly rejected: director Gus Van Sant 's offputtingly faithful remake of Alfred Hitchcock 's Psycho .
Exclusive Video: Raising Hope Gets "Hitchcock-ed Out" for Rear Window Tribute Episode
Raising Hope fans are in for a scare this Friday when the sitcom pays tribute to the king of suspense, director Alfred Hitchcock , and his 1954 classic film, Rear Window .
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Janet Leigh's Former Home on Market: 'Psycho' Scenes Filmed There
Janet Leigh's former home, a luxury house once owned by the "Psycho" actress, is on the market for $7.9 million.
The Huffington Post
George Heymont: Your Cheatin' Heart
Some men are luckier in life than in love. Whether they become top athletes, matinee idols, or wartime heroes, their trust in the goodness of people makes them loyal to a fault.
The Village Voice
Gus Van Sant's Psycho Just Turned 15 -- and is More Fascinating than you Remember
Fifteen years ago today an unusual movie was released, and roundly rejected: director Gus Van Sant 's off-puttingly faithful remake of Alfred Hitchcock 's Psycho .
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Potomac Yard Construction, Del Ray Tree Lighting and Hitchcock
The public is invited to two meetings this week concerning the construction of new projects in Potomac Yard.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
TV and art films: Dec. 1-7
For the week of Sunday, Dec. 1, through Saturday, Dec. 7. Reviewed by Tony Lucia.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Mixed Media -- View the hues: 35mm Archival Film Series at the Lensic
Nov. 29--Premiering on Thanksgiving weekend, the 35mm Archival Film Series features a quartet of classic Technicolor movies at the Lensic Performing Arts Center .
AMC Presents Supernatural Marathon
One of the greatest minds in classic horror is being profiled on American Movie Classics .
Thu Nov 28, 2013
NPCA Hosts CENTRESTAGE Festival, Now thru Dec 8
Three years ago, The National Centre for Performing Arts , India's premiere arts and culture institution, rejuvenated the theatre scenario in Mumbai by introducing its first-ever, major, multi-lingual annual theatre festival of premiering plays - Centrestage.
The Irish World Newspaper
Film noir - " on the stage
Shelley Marsden speaks to actor Jack Huston, who is back in London for the first time in ten years to star in Strangers On A Train - this time with his girlfriend and 7-month old daughter Sage in tow YOU just know that a play inspired by Patricia Highsmith's acclaimed novel, Strangers On A Train - inspiration for the legendary noir thriller of the ... (more)
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The Daily Star
Immersive theater at the dinner table? 'Sleep No More' has a stab
NEW YORK: A new restaurant opening this week in New York has more than just good food on the menu.
"Psycho" star Janet Leigh said she would never step foot in a shower.
A glossy, white clawfoot tub commands attention in the corner of the bathroom. It's a beautiful piece, but more than that, it's a nod to the home's former owner, actress Janet Leigh.
THE 39 STEPS to Open 12/5 at Meroney Theater
The 39 Steps is a melodrama adapted from the 1915 novel by John Buchan and the 1935 film by Alfred Hitchcock .
Tue Nov 26, 2013
AMC to air 11 hours of Hitchcock the day after Thanksgiving
He is the master of suspense, and has been hailed as the greatest director of all time.