Alfred Hitchcock

French New Wave: The Influencing of the Influencers

From time to time, filmmakers, film critics, and film buffs will make references to a period in film history known as the French New Wave. For some people this is a term to throw out just to sound impressive [...]...
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9 Things I Learned From Horror Movies

Thanks to Scream, most filmgoers are familiar with the basic rules of slasher films. Tropes such as 'don't go up the stairs', 'the minority is the first to die' and 'the promiscuous teenagers are doomed' have all entered popular culture to the point of parody [...]...
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On Remaking Hitchcock

Few have done it blatantly (kudos to Gus Van Sant for trying, remakes of Rear Window and The Lodger are eternally forgettable), but many have paid enough homa...
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The Rules of The Remake

Following up our recent list of the best/worst remakes, here's an in depth look into the art of the remake and the rules by which to make them. There is a tra...