Posts tagged with "Hitchcock"

Side Effects Review

Side Effects Review
Steven Soderbergh is a very diverse director. While he can direct all manner of high production value, high concept movies such as the Ocean’s trilogy, Soderbergh can also dial it back and make a more reserved film that’s effective in a different way. Side Effects is more towards the latter end of Soderbergh’s films. But does it work? Well, much like the title, and much like the pitch, it does… but there are some side effects. The film follows... 

Hitchcock review

Hitchcock review
The surname for a title may suggest a biographically epic, but instead Hitchcock focuses on the issues that surrounded the director during the production of Psycho. Adapted from Stephen Rebello’s book, Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho, it just seems odd that someone out there thought it would be a good idea to create a film out of it. There’s only so much you can say on the making of a film, so in comes some marital drama, a sprinkle... 

2013 BAFTA and Oscar Nominations announced

2013 BAFTA and Oscar Nominations announced
Yes readers, it is once again awards season for the world of cinema and the nominations for both the BAFTAs and the Oscars have been revealed! Some particularly spectacular movies have graced cinema screens recently (some of which are still yet to be released in the UK) and it is the time of the year where people analyse, judge and vote on those that they think have been the “best” to be released in the past year. Below you can find the nominations... 

Alfred Hitchcock’s early works set for musical makeover

Alfred Hitchcock’s early works set for musical makeover
This week comes the news that nine early silent films from legendary director Alfred Hitchcock are to be revived as part of the London 2012 Festival. The restoration of the rare early works is to be completed by experts at the British Film Institute, and a number of British composers have been commissioned to write a new score. The films were produced during the beginning of Hitchcock‘s long and outstanding career during which his distinctive... 
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