8 hrs ago
St. Albert Gazette
Why do we need so many MLAs?
Government waste knows no bounds. A $45,000 plane trip, a $20,000 cellphone bill, government planes for private and partisan use, expensive restaurants, even more expensive hotels, outlandish severance packages ... and that's only what we know.
12 hrs ago
Family Viewing: 'Psycho'
Once upon a time: It's a dark and stormy night when fleeing embezzler Marion Crane stops at an old dark house - and its nearby, run-down motel - looking for a clean room, a quick sandwich and maybe a nice hot shower.
15 hrs ago
The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful
If you enjoy outrageous campy farces, like The Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged, you're bound to enjoy the Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown production of the hilarious satire of theatrical and literary genres, The Mystery of Irma Vep by Charles Ludlam, playing through September 14. The quick-change, cross-dressing antics of veteran comic actors, ... (more)
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Bristol Riverside Theatre to Open 28th Season with THE 39 STEPS, 9/30-10/26
Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel and a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, the hilarious whodonit opening Bristol Riverside Theatre's season on September 30-October 26. Directed by Gus Kaikkonen , the ensemble cast features Dan Hodge , Matt Leisy , Karen Peakes , and Adam Sowers.
GV of derelict building on Balance St, Uttoxeter
Since the home closed, it has fallen into a state of disrepair and been adorned with warning signs relating to dangerous structural problems.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Hitchcockian Fear-of-Heights Gaze Research
In the tradition of film director Alfred Hitchcock , these researchers watched the way fearful people watched their surroundings whilst walking in fear: " Visual Exploration during Locomotion Limited by Fear of Heights ," GA1 4nter Kugler, Doreen Huppert , Maria Eckl, Erich Schneider, Thomas Brandt [pictured here], PLoS ONE , 9 , 2014, e105906.
John Lithgow on De Palma, Robin Williams and His "Dreadful" Performance in 'Cliffhanger'
"I was of a different generation from Cliff Robertson , but we were playing best friends who age over 25 years.
Sydney Morning Herald
How Scarlett got interesting
A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Soft Skin
Pierre Lachenay is a successful academic, married to Franca with a young daughter.
Alfred Hithcock film series at the Modern
This next film series will appeal to classic movie buffs, film historians and Alfred Hitchcock fans alike.
Inside Bay Area
Edith Head's costumes celebrated in film retrospective
Eight-time Oscar-winning costume designer Edith Head once said that what she did was a cross between "magic and camouflage.
Celebrate 100 years of film at Elstree with these open-air screenings
Journey from the era of spectacular silent film to the magic of modern film production and celebrate 100 years of film and television heritage in Elstree.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 8/24/2014
THE 39 STEPS Jeans Playhouse 8/20-8/30/2014 The 39 Steps, a play based on a 1915 John Buchan novel and 1935 Alfred Hitchcock film.
The New Zealand Herald
Sideswipe: Monday 25 August: Monkey exhange
In Bali, Indonesia last week, Aditya Tulsian was looking for a money exchange. "Unfortunately, we didn't have a monkey to exchange."
Now Playing Onstage in Jacksonville - Week of 8/24/2014
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.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.