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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock's SABOTEUR

Saboteur [1942] 1. Running into the bebop cat at the charity ball. “Beat it out, son. Beat it out.” 2. Curlers in her beard. 3. Perfect choice: a nasty soliloquy captured in a long shot. You don’t hear many folks … Continue reading

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s THE BIRDS

The Birds [1963] 1. A very insincere “I’m awfully sorry.” 2. “I’m still waiting on those Bloody Marys.” 3. “No. No!” 3 other things.

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s PSYCHO

Psycho [1960] 1. Photo on the wall in Marion’s bedroom: her parents? 2. Among the junk piled up behind the motel is a mop. 3. Shower curtain hooks. 3 other things.

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s FAMILY PLOT

Family Plot [1976] 1. Street sign for Bates Avenue. 2. High heel wedge on his face. 3. William Devane’s toothy grimace. Underrated! Barbara Harris is a national treasure.

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s FRENZY

Frenzy [1972] 1. Potato cunnilingus. 2. The way she pronounces it “tuh-quil-uh.” 3. Beating a dead corpse.

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3 things about Alexandre O. Philippe’s 78/52: HITCHCOCK’S SHOWER SCENE

78/52: Hitchcock’s Shower Scene [2017] 1. A mixture of cassava and sirloin. 2. Syrup spatters. 3. Mrs. Bates’ blackface. A shade above a DVD special feature, but irresistible …

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s SABOTAGE

Sabotage [1936] 1. Forget about a bomb, the kid is walking the streets of London with a nitrate print! 2. Low shot: she slowly walks out the of the room and sits down on a chair in the hallway, her … Continue reading

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