Silence is truly golden
In the beginning, there was light and nothing else. The history of cinema took shape and burned itself into the consciousness of early viewers through moving pictures - with no sound.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Curtain Calls by Sally Hogarty: 'Wrong Window' a right-minded spoof
What could make a troubled couple's relationship even more complicated? Try a disappearing body.
Alhambra Theatre & Dining to Present THE 39 STEPS, Opening 8/6
The Alhambra Theatre & Dining, the longest running professional dinner theater in the United States opens a new show on August 6, Alfred Hithcock's The 39 Steps, a mystery comedy.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
They've been dive-bombing residents, rummaging through bins, now...
If you found yourself overindulging to the point of tipsiness during the hot spell, you're in good companya with seagulls.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Photograph of San Francisco Street in 1957 Shot At Virtually the Same ...
User rsyung posted a photo to image archive Shorpy of a San Francisco street shot by his father in 1957, when another user noted that legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock also included a shot of the same street about 54 minutes into his 1958 masterpiece, Vertigo .
RED, Levine, PB Bell among bidders for 'Psycho' building
The City of Phoenix has released the names of the seven bidders to redevelop the historic and vacant building at Central Avenue and Jefferson Street.
This is Local London
Correction: Hitchcock's Blackmail to be shown at Walthamstow Assembly Hall
Correction: Blackmail is showing at Walthamstow Assembly Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow and not Orford House Social Club, which was incorrectly printed in our newspaper.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Austin Chronicle
The decadelong revival of classic crime novelist Patricia Highsmith continues apace, with a film of The Two Faces of January starring Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst opening stateside this fall, Todd Haynes' screen adaptation of Carol under way, and a reissue of her complete oeuvre in digital and print by Virago Modern Classics.
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Premature Reviews of 10 Apparently Great Movies I Have Never Seen
I have seen a lot of movies. Like, way too many... and then again, I haven't seen many, many films that everyone must consider to be the sort of epics you can't die without sacrificing and hour or two for.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The Cleveland Orchestra announces three-concert "At the Movies"
Back by popular demand, the Cleveland Orchestra announces "At the Movies" with three concerts scheduled for the 2014-2014 season.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Phoenix receives seven bids to redevelop 'Psycho' building downtown
The city of Phoenix has received seven proposals for the redevelopment of the Barrister Place Building and adjacent land parcels in downtown Phoenix.
End of their Rope: Off the Wall's stylish thriller
Summer days are for cool drinks and sandy frolics; on summer nights, though, we like a good scary story.
At first glance, I thought the new horror/slasher film "Stage Fright" was a remake of Alfred Hitchcock's movie of the same name.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
What If Nature Turned On Us?
I had the pleasure of seeing an eye-popping movie this weekend, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."
Off the Wall Theatre tightens the noose in 'Rope'
In his program notes for the production of "Rope" that opened Thursday night at Off the Wall Theatre, director Dale Gutzman describes Alfred Hitchcock's adaptation of Patrick Hamilton's play as "simplistic and childish."
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Take as many steps as necessary to see - The 39 Steps' in Huron
Four actors are putting on a master class in comic timing and multi-tasking in the Huron Playhouse's hugely entertaining production of "The 39 Steps," the company's next to last show this season, set in 1935 England and Scotland.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Magic City Morning Star
M. Stevens-David Review: 'Let Me Tell You a Story' Charles Keith Hardman
Let Me Tell You a Story is a collection of short stories that takes the reader on a different kind of journey than is offered through today's mainstream media.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
The Star Press
John Carlson: Where have all our hummingbirds gone?
Back at our house, we've been suffering from hummingbird envy. Well, mostly my wife has.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
'Psycho' Daughter Slept And Ate Next To Mom's Corpse For 3 Years
It was terrifying enough when police this week found skeletal remains in a woman's New York City apartment and learned that they belonged to the tenant's mother.
Mel Brooks zings Alfred Hitchcock in 1977's 'High Anxiety': Indie & art house films
"High Anxiety," Brooks' tribute and send-up of Alfred Hitchcock movies, is an inconsistent blend.