78/52 is a 90-minute film about three minutes. The three minutes or so, comprised of 52 cuts shot with 78 set-ups, that make up the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s classic horror thriller Psycho. The film is solely about breaking down the scene’s genius and importance, and it takes the term “deep dive” to a whole…
The legendary Alfred Hitchcock is best-known for cinematic thrillers like Psycho, Vertigo, and Rear Window. But he was also a big presence on the small screen, hosting Alfred Hitchcock Presents for 10 years. Now a new project, with full cooperation of the late director’s estate, will bring Hitchcock to TV once again.
Fabrice Mathieu turned Alfred Hitchcock’s North By Northwest into a film that includes Star Wars characters and it’s totally bizarre and so weird that ... I kind of like it? I mean, it’s just stupid fun to see Cary Grant run away from a TIE fighter, and stare at R2-D2, and wonder where in the hell he is with all this…
Now this is a Psycho remake we never saw coming. Yuliya Tsukerman carved a bunch of pumpkins into shots from Alfred Hitchcock's horror classic, and then turned them into a stop-motion movie.
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.
While watching Alfred Hitchcock, a man who has been in a vegetative state for 16 years exhibited similar brain patterns to healthy viewers, including parts of the brain involved in higher cognition and the processing of sensory information. The study "provides the best evidence to date that fMRI can be used to…
Tomorrow, James Gunn ventures into wild space-opera territory with Guardians of the Galaxy. But just like Peter Jackson, Gunn started out directing gonzo horror — and we're going to take a look at the strange and miraculous journey behind the making of Slither.
You may have seen this classic Alfred Hitchcock movie already — but probably not the way that he intended.
The poster for Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window is motionless, until Grace Kelley suddenly tilts her head to gaze at James Stewart, who lowers his camera, as if he knows he's been spotted. It's a tense scene before even seeing the film. Such is the magic of animated movie posters.
By itself, Jeff Asper's junk sculpture looks like a flock of birds welded flying over a spiderweb and a human skull. But when you light it from just the right angle, it casts a familiar shadow.
As coined by Hitchcock, a MacGuffin is an object that drives the plot of a story forward — even if it's intrinsically meaningless. Often, it's the object everybody wants to get their hands on. Like a treasure map. Or a tesseract. But what's the greatest MacGuffin in all of science fiction or fantasy?
This is why we can't have nice things.
This might be the most elaborate movie supercut in the history of the internet. It's 10 minutes of pure concentrated movie magic. Watch now.
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.
Amongst all of the fashions debuting on the runways of New York fashion week, The Blonds' 2013 fall line was especially Psycho. It was also a bit of The Shining and more than a dash of asylum-chic. It was a fun, if utterly demented show, complete with shower stabbing patterns, a bloody PVC raincoat, and a fur…
Before The Pleasure Garden (Alfred Hitchcock's directorial debut) was released in 1925, Hitchcock's worked on a numerous silent films as both an assistant director and an art director. And now one of his oldest films has been released online, called The White Shadow, and you can watch it now.
What if Alfred Hitchcock had applied his feeling for suspense to modern superhero movies? Artist Alberto Muriel takes scenes from classic Hitchcock films and recasts the characters with superheroes and supervillains.
Last month, we took a look at the comic novels of Fredric Brown — the greatest science fiction writer that everybody's read without realizing it. Now, let's take a look at his three more serious novels.
Christopher Nolan's movies have often been compared to Alfred Hitchcock's thrillers, and this video, which places the score from Vertigo beneath the opening scene from The Dark Knight, shows what a nice match Hitchcock's audio tastes are with Nolan's visuals. It also amps up the tension of the clown-faced bank heist.