Tag Archives: Psycho

Movies to See Right Now

Slim pickings in theaters this week.  I’ll be writing about Mark Felt – The Man Who Brought Down the White House, which I really can’t recommend.  I haven’t yet seen The Florida Project. I have written this week about the … Continue reading

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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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Movies to See Right Now

Before you see any other movie, go see The Big Sick, the best American movie of the year so far. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll fall in love. Here are more choices (but see The Big Sick first!): Baby Driver … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

My movie recommendations for this Holiday weekend begin with these two crowd pleasers: La La Land: the extraordinarily vivid romantic musical staring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Lion: an emotionally affecting family drama. Other top recommendations: Manchester by the Sea: … Continue reading

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Hitchcock: it takes two to make Psycho

In Hitchcock, Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren star as Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Hitchcock as they collaborate on making Psycho.  It’s a glimpse into their relationship and their professional teamwork, both challenged by Hitchcock’s quirkiness.  In a very successful device, … Continue reading

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