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

“You cad, you dirty swine! I never cared for you, not once! I was always makin' a fool of ya! Ya bored me stiff; I hated ya! It made me SICK when I had to let ya kiss me. I only did it because ya begged me, ya hounded me and drove me crazy! And after ya kissed me, I always used to wipe my mouth!”
-Mildred Rogers (Bette Davis)
from Of Human Bondage