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manny-pacheco's picture
Mar.07.2013
Pittsburgh Filmmakers exhibits a wide variety of first-run foreign and independent American films, as well as, classics and documentaries at its three theaters: Regent Square Theater in the East End; Harris Theater in the downtown cultural district; and  Melwood Screening Room in the...
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Feb.23.2013
Having authored a trilogy of thrillers based on Kate Conway as an intrepid investigative reporter, I’m pointing out some of the classics that inspired me—and based on their explosive story value may inspire you.  Citizen Kane (1941) The brilliant expose and bio-pic of newspaper tycoon William...
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Jan.24.2013
Note the fine reading material on Jimmy Stewart's coffee table. It’s around 4 a.m. I can’t get to sleep. Vertigo is on one of the Starz HD channels. It only takes a few minutes to draw me in. Kim Novak is in the next room freshening up. Jimmy Stewart, looking so safe in his green V-neck sweater...
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Nov.20.2012
The shower scene in Hitchcock's film Psycho is reputed to be a landmark in the history of popular cinema. Whether for good or bad is debatable, but in my view it changed movie-making for the worse. The scene is too explicit, and I don't enjoy watching a defenseless, terrified woman getting...
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Nov.09.2012
The Gothic romance, Rebecca, was written by Daphne Du Maurier and published in 1938.  It became so popular, so quickly, that publishers marketed other Gothic romances by saying they were in the style of Rebecca.  Alfred Hitchcock's exquisitely moody 1940 adaptation, with Sir Laurence...
manny-pacheco's picture
Nov.08.2012
Theatre-going audiences in the Pacific Northwest will have the unique opportunity to enjoy a masterfully planned double bill on November 14th. Part of the year-round Seattle Intertnational Film Festival (SIFF) program, virtually join the Master of Suspense, and his seminal...
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Oct.22.2012
The American Film Institute (AFI) announced HITCHCOCK,  starring Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock, Helen Mirren as his wife Alma, Scarlett Johansson as Janet Leigh, Jessica Biel as Vera Miles, and James D’Arcy as Anthony Perkins, will have its world premiere on Thursday, November 1st....
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Aug.01.2012
With the 2012 Summer Olympics chugging along in London, the British Film Institute has made their choices for the greatest films of all time. These selections are compiled and updated every decade, and printed in their official magazine, Sight and Sound. There were 846 critics,...
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Aug.04.2011
Alfred Hitchcock in 1920 (L. Bouzereau) The New Zealand Film Archive and the National Film Preservation Foundation has announced the discovery of the earliest surviving work by Alfred Hitchcock in relation to early cinema. The White Shadow is a 1924 silent movie in the melodrama genre starring...
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May.20.2011
Alfred Hitchcock once said that drama is life, with the dull bits cut out. I’ve yet to find a better statement that describes a valuable writing goal for a novel: write a dramatic story with the dull parts taken out. If you accomplish this goal, your novel will be compelling, un-put-downable, and...