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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.


Related Topix: Psycho, Horror Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Anthony Perkins, Entertainment

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)


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

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.


Related Topix: The 39 Steps, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Eric Idle, Houston, TX, Vocal, Alfred Hitchcock

Uttoxeter Advertiser

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.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Staffordshire County, England

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Improbable Research

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.


Related Topix: World News, Germany

Hollywood Reporter

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.


Related Topix: Footloose, Comedy Movies, Music!, Thriller, Terms of Endearment, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Cliffhanger, Adventure, Celebrities, John Lithgow, Theater, Arts, Entertainment

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.


Related Topix: We Bought a Zoo, Horror Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, The Horse Whisperer, The Man Who Wasn't There, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Match Point, Adventure, The Island, Science Fiction Movies

Tue Aug 26, 2014

DVD Times

The Soft Skin

Pierre Lachenay is a successful academic, married to Franca with a young daughter.


Related Topix: Francoise Dorleac, Fahrenheit 451, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies

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.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Rear Window, Drama Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Vertigo, Alfred Hitchcock, Vocal, The Heiress, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid, Comedy Movies

Watford Observer

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.


Related Topix: Hertfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News, The King's Speech,

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.


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

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."


Related Topix: Opinion

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.


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

Fri Aug 22, 2014

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

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