Tag Archives: Alfred Hitchcock

PSYCHO: the movie, the documentary and the podcast

It’s the favorite month for scary movies, so The Movie Gourmet is featuring Hitchcock’s classic Psycho, with two superb 2017 accompaniments. I recommend that you start with the six-part series of podcasts Inside Psycho.  Podcaster Mark Ramsey begins with the … Continue reading

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TCM’s Hitchcock binge-a-thon

You can spend New Years Day watching football OR you can tune into Turner Classic Movies for OVER TWENTY-FOUR HOURS OF ALFRED HITCHCOCK.  Seven out of Hitchcock’s best eight films are on tap:  Rope, Strangers on a Train, The Birds, … Continue reading

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HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT: essential for serious movie fans

The documentary Hitchcock/Truffaut is a Must See for cinéastes.  In 1962, Francois Truffaut spent a week in Hollywood interviewing Alfred Hitchcock. These interviews formed the basis of Truffaut’s seminal 1966 book Hitchcock/Truffaut. At this moment, Truffaut was the hottest new … Continue reading

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Coming up on TV: Strangers on a Train

On June 24, Turner Classic Movies is broadcasting this 1951 Alfred Hitchcock suspense thriller – one of his very best. A hypothetical discussion about murdering inconvenient people turns out to be not so hypothetical. Robert Walker plays one of the … Continue reading

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