Alfred Hitchcock

Gemini Man, duplicates and crises of masculinity

By Kambole Campbell

Ang Lee’s sci-fi thriller explores male intimacy and dependency through a time-honoured trope.

Psycho vs Psycho – Hitchcock’s classic vs Gus Van Sant’s remake

By Leigh Singer

A side-by-side video comparison of the seminal 1960 horror and its near-identical 1998 update.

In praise of William Castle – undisputed king of cinema gimmickry

By James McMahon

A pioneer of 4D screenings, the American B-movie director was a born showman.

Watch: Jordan Peele on Us, doppelgängers and reinterpreting Hitchcock

By Adam Woodward

The American writer/director discusses his nightmarish new horror.

I, Monster: The First-Person POV in Horror Cinema

By Leigh Singer

Video essayist Leigh Singer explores the use of the first-person perspective in horror cinema.

The flawed logic of constructing gender in film

By Lillian Crawford

From Alfred Hitchcock to Fritz Lang, the process of creating women has long been an obsession of cinema’s greatest male creators.

Vertigo (1958)

By Lillian Crawford

Alfred Hitchcock’s lofty thriller is back on the big screen in time for its 60th anniversary.

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Check out this rare set of Alfred Hitchcock film posters

By Adam Woodward

Original alternate one-sheets for Psycho, Dial M for Murder and The Birds.

The complicated legacy of Alfred Hitchcock’s screen heroines

By Caroline Young

A new book chronicles these amazing women and their experiences working with the iconic director.

Six films to watch before you see Phantom Thread

By Elizabeth MacLeod

From Brief Encounter to Rebecca, here are six cinematic classics that reveal the complexities of romance.

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By David Jenkins

The shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho goes under the microscope in this intriguing documentary.

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Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest and the art of the chase

By Adam Scovell

How the director’s mastery of space and location created the famous crop-duster sequence.

Is Psycho II the most misunderstood sequel ever made?

By Anton Bitel

Richard Franklin’s follow-up to the Hitchcock classic is a chilling horror in its own right.

How Daphne Du Maurier became Hitchcock’s favourite author

By Iris Veysey

Her novels ‘The Birds’ and ‘Rebecca’ provided the perfect blend of moral complexity and Gothic drama.

Why The Shop Around the Corner is a true Christmas miracle

By Stephen Puddicombe

Sick of rewatching It’s a Wonderful Life? Seek out the other holiday-themed James Stewart classic.

Pinewood at 80 – Inside the iconic film studio

By Lara C Cory

The gold standard of British production has been home to everything from James Bond to Star Wars over the years.

How Blue Velvet reflects the voyeuristic gaze of Rear Window

By Tom Watchorn

Paranoia, mystery and moral ambiguity abound in David Lynch and Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpieces.

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