Composer: Bernard Herrmann

Sisters (1973)

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Sisters was one of the many movies I watched with friends yesterday for Halloween, but I slept through part of it, and so decided to watch it again today. Sisters could be labeled as terribly derivative of Hitchcock, or as a loving homage to the master of suspense, depending on how charitable you wish to […]


Psycho (1960)

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I have been re-reading Patrick McGilligan’s excellent biography of Hitchcock, which naturally left me wanting to watch some of the films again. Psycho is one of the most written-about films, probably ranking just behind Citizen Kane and Battleship Potempkin. I’m not going to bother with counting the number of shots in the shower sequence, or […]


Random Quote

“Look, you can’t do things like that! Now, I don't know how I can explain this to you. But, it's not only against the law, its wrong!”
-Mortimer Brewster (Cary Grant)
from Arsenic and Old Lace