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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.


Tue Jul 15, 2014

The 'Pretty Little Liars' dial 'A' for murder in 'Run, Ali, Run'

The "Pretty Little Liars" creators have made no bones about their film noir influences, particularly the master of suspense himself, Alfred Hitchcock.


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


A Very Pregnant Scarlett Johansson Strolls Around NYC + New Clips From Upcoming Film 'Lucy'

She has yet to confirm the news herself, but there was no denying that Scarlett Johansson is expecting after she was spotted running errands.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Horror Movies, Taken, Drama Movies, Thriller

Chicago Reader

You don't have to be a fan of flamenco music to engage with Carlos Saura's Flamenco, Flamenco

A couple weeks ago I invoked the concept of "pure cinema" in a blog post I wrote about Gentlemen Prefer Blondes .


Related Topix: Chicago, IL

Sat Jul 12, 2014


A Look Into The 'Masters Of Sex' Costumes: 'The History Is Told Through The Clothing'

Showtime's hit series "Masters Of Sex" returns for a second season this Sunday, July 11th , and what better way to welcome the show back than by celebrating the program's critically-acclaimed wardrobe.


Related Topix: Federico Fellini

Fri Jul 11, 2014


'Psycho' Daughter Slept And Ate Next To Mom's Corpse For 3 Years

It was terrifying enough when police this week found skeletal remains in a woman's New York City apartment and learned that they belonged to the tenant's mother.


Related Topix: Psycho, Horror Movies, Thriller, Alfred Hitchcock, Vocal, Dunkirk, IN

Mel Brooks zings Alfred Hitchcock in 1977's 'High Anxiety': Indie & art house films

"High Anxiety," Brooks' tribute and send-up of Alfred Hitchcock movies, is an inconsistent blend.


Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Horror Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Psycho, Drama Movies, The Birds, North by Northwest, Adventure, Vocal, Alfred Hitchcock, Movies, Entertainment