Alfred Hitchcock

In praise of Alfred Hitchcock's Rope

Ryan Lambie Feature Apr 24, 2014

Famous for its long takes, Alfred Hitchcock's Rope is a blackly funny exercise in suspense, too. Ryan takes a look back...

Michael Bay producing remake of The Birds

Simon Brew News Mar 13, 2014

It's definite: Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes is remaking Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds...

The James Clayton Column: Wes Anderson and auteurs with an identity

James Clayton Feature Mar 7, 2014

As The Grand Budapest Hotel arrives in cinemas, James dreams of a world fabricated by Wes Anderson...

Bates Motel episode 1 review: First You Dream, Then You Die

Michael Noble Review Mar 20, 2013

Michael checks out Psycho prequel Bates Motel, feat. Freddie Highmore and Vera Farmiga, both of whose performances outclass the script...

Poster and release date revealed for Hitchcock

Glen Chapman News Sep 21, 2012

It looks as though the release date for Sacha Gervasi's Hitchcock biopic is nearly upon us.

The top 10 Alfred Hitchcock movies

Michael Leader Top 10 Aug 23, 2012

As the BFI stages a five-month retrospective of Hitchcock’s work, Michael provides a run-down of the director’s 10 most iconic movies...

The genres Hollywood left behind

Zoe Bond News Aug 4, 2011

Many genres that Hollywood used to rely on for lots of hits have long since fallen by the wayside. Zoe finds out what happened to them…

Music in the movies: Bernard Herrmann

Glen Chapman News Aug 16, 2010

Bernard Herrmann was responsible for some of cinema’s most recognisable themes, from Psycho to Taxi Driver. Glen looks back over the finest moments of the composer’s illustrious career...

What modern directors can learn from Hitchcock’s Psycho

Ryan Lambie News Aug 11, 2010

Fifty years old this year, Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho is as suspenseful as ever. And, Ryan argues, modern directors could learn a lot from its maker’s back-to-basic approach...

Psycho: 50th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray review

Ryan Lambie Review Aug 11, 2010

Released on Blu-ray in time for its 50th anniversary, Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho remains a suspense classic, and positively sparkles in high definition...

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