Alfred Hitchcock's career seems to span the entire history of cinema. In his early years, he made a few silent flicks and his later movies continue to influence films and the filmmakers who make them today. Although many of Hitchcock's earlier works are recognized as classics, The 39 Steps is the best of the bunch.
I have a confession to make. I've never seen Psycho. I've seen Rear Window. I've seen The Birds. I've even seen most of Bates Motel. But I have never ever in my whole life watched Hitchcock's masterpiece.
To accurately capture the terror felt by "Scottie" Ferguson in 1958's Vertigo, Alfred Hitchcock pioneered a unique camera technique that still bears his name—the Hitchcock Zoom. Here's how it works.
A lot happens in Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window, all of it dutifully overseen by a wheelchair-bound photographer from a single spot. But to take in absolutely everything that Jimmy Stewart's character does in the course of the film, you need to see this time lapse, which stitches together an entire panorama from…
Some might call it plagiarism, but the knock-off is an art form all its own. For this week's Shooting Challenge, Gizmodo's readers assembled to duplicate or parody some of the most iconic photographs in history. (Light NSFW content follows.)