Articles Tagged 'Alfred Hitchcock'

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WATCH: Director Alfred Hitchcock’s 39 Cameos in His Movies

Today (August 13) is the anniversary of famed British director Alfred Hitchcock‘s birthday. He is credited with completing over 50 films, and appearing in 39 of them, usually as a pedestrian or passerby in the background. It’s not too surprising to learn he had a sense of humor, considering the twist endings he’d give some of his suspenseful plots. One of the […]

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10 Photos of Brits Actually Wearing Bowler Hats

London has put on a new hat to celebrate the City of London Festival in style. Today, Monday, June 23, marks the opening day of the festival’s newest venue, the Bowler Hat—which is, quite literally, a three-story tall, inflatable bowler hat. During the month-long festival, the Hat will house the likes of stand-up comics and puppet […]

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Early Hitchcock Films to Tour the U.S.

Alfred Hitchcock fans here in the U.S. have a treat ahead of them this summer: the British Film Institute will be exhibiting newly-restored versions of Hitchcock’s nine earliest extant films in movie theaters across the country, beginning in June. The films were made between 1925 and 1929 and represent the period in which Hitchcock developed […]

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Freddie Highmore’s ‘Bates Motel’ Breaks A&E Ratings Record

Bates Motel, starring Freddie Highmore (The Art of Getting By; Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), brought in an average of 3 million viewers in last night’s premiere on A&E, reports The Hollywood Reporter. The original drama set a network premiere record among adults 25-54 and adults 18-49. The story is about a “sweet boy” and […]

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WATCH: Dame Helen ‘Would Have Loved to Work With Hitchcock’

Dame Helen Mirren, who’s portraying filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock’s wife Alma in the new picture Hitchcock, says she would have loved to have worked with the Master of Suspense. But she adds, “not when I was young, but now yes.” Hitchcock, who died in 1980, didn’t appear to have the highest regard for actors: he once […]

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WATCH: Sir Anthony Hopkins as a Compelling Alfred Hitchcock

Although Sir Anthony Hopkins doesn’t bear a close physical resemblance to Alfred Hitchcock he does very effectively portray the portly Master of Suspense in the new Hitchcock film out this week. “I didn’t want to put on weight, that was the last thing I wanted to do, I wanted to try to get the voice […]

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Photos: First Look at Anthony Hopkins in ‘Hitchcock’

Anthony Hopkins stars as the famed director Alfred Hitchcock in Fox Searchlight’s Hitchcock in theaters on November 23. The film details the making of Psycho and the strain it had on Hitch and his wife Alma Reville played by Helen Mirren. Collider.com has all 8 photos including Scarlett Johansson as Janet Leigh, Jessica Biel as […]

WATCH: Sienna Miller Winning Praise as Tippi Hedren in ‘The Girl’

Sienna Miller has been picking up some good reviews for her portrayal of actress Tippi Hedren, the focus of filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock’s obsessions, in the new HBO film The Girl. The telefilm, which is a co-production with the BBC, is set in Los Angeles in the 1960s, and it chronicles Hedren’s relationship with Hitchcock during […]

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WATCH: Anthony Hopkins in ‘Hitchcock’ Trailer

If you’re ready to revisit the spooky Bates Motel—we’d advise you to avoid the showers—Hitchcock will take you there. The movie, which opens November 23, is about what happened when British director Alfred Hitchcock decided to make his 1960 masterpiece of shock, Psycho. Hitchcock stars Sir Anthony Hopkins as the rotund and orotund director and […]

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