ALFRED HITCHCOCK

  • Rajeev Masand recommends 'Hitchcock' to movie bluffs June 29, 2013

    Directed by Sacha Gervasi, 'Hitchcock' is a love story. It centers on the relationship between filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and wife Alma Reville during the filming of Psycho in 1959. ...
  • Oscars often miss Hollywood's greatest films, actors February 23, 2013

    People may think that in the director category, Ben Affleck got robbed by the Academy this year, but consider this: Alfred Hitchcock never won a competitive Oscar. Actor Peter O'Toole was nominated eight times but never took home the award. If that doesn't prove the Academy doesn't vote with posterity...
  • IFFK gets underway with Alfred Hitchcok's 'The Ring' December 8, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram The 17th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala began with the public screening of Alfred Hitchcock's silent movie 'The Ring,' and live orchestra by Jazz master Soweta Kinsch at Nishagandhi open air theater here today. The eightday festival 'IFFK 2012' will see screening of 198 films from 58 countries...
  • Alfred Hitchcock hated me: Helen Mirren November 28, 2012

    London: Oscarwinning actress Helen Mirren says she and legendary director Alfred Hitchcock had a mutual dislike for one another after they met in the 1970s. The 67yearold actress was not a fan of the horror filmmaker when she was considered for a role in his 1972 thriller 'Frenzy', and he thought...
  • Hitchcock: Working in film not easy, says Scarlett November 8, 2012

    Los Angeles: Scarlett Johansson, who stars in a biopic of Alfred Hitchcock, found recreating the shower scene from 'Psycho' the most difficult. The 27yearold star plays Janet Leigh, the star of 'Psycho' in 'Hitchcock', being directed by Sacha Gervasi. "We only had the luxury to shoot the scene for a day,...
  • Hitchcock ruined Hedren's career: Sienna Miller October 18, 2012

    In the words of Alfred Hitchcock, 'Blondes make the best victims'. But while the great British director's preference for blondes has been documented, new film 'The Girl' narrows in on one particular obsession actress Tippi Hedren, whom he handpicked to star in his 1960s movies 'The Birds' and 'Marnie'. The...
  • Hitchcock was evil, says 'The Birds' actress August 3, 2012

    London: Tippi Hedren, who starred in Alfred Hitchcock's horror film 'The Birds', says the legendary director was evil and ruined her acting career after she refused his sexual advances. The 82yearold, whose troubled relationship with the director is the subject of a television drama, says she would have been a...
  • Tippi Hedren: Hitchcock ruined career, not life August 2, 2012

    Beverly Hills: Tippi Hedren said she survived working with Alfred Hitchcock, but her career was another matter. Hedren's experience on the famed British film director's The Birds and Marnie is dramatised in the new HBO movie, The Girl. Hitchcock is portrayed as obsessed with Hedren and vindictive when the actress rejects...
  • Lost Hitchcock film takes a bow in Los Angeles September 25, 2011

    Los Angeles: Suspense master Alfred Hitchcock died in 1980 but that hasn't stopped him from adding a new title to his filmography. 'The White Shadow', produced in 1924, is the earliest known film bearing his creative touch. The long lost film was unveiled to audiences on Thursday night at the...
  • Rare Alfred Hitchcock film footage uncovered August 3, 2011

    New Zealand: Some rare footage from Alfred Hitchcock's first film has been uncovered in New Zealand. 'The White Shadow' was made in 1923 when Hitchcock was 24. It is a silent movie in black and white. Three reels were found among some unidentified American nitrate prints, which were left at the...
  • Watch free: 10 movies for the weekend February 5, 2011

    There are a number of places online where you can watch movies for free, legally, including YouTube. Here are our 10 recommended films, available on YouTube, that you can watch this weekend right here on this page. A heady mix of action, comedy, suspense, drama and documentaries. Turn on the...