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Alfred Hitchcock: The Dark Side or the Wrong Man?

The Trouble with Hitchcock: did the director’s onscreen mistreatment of women extend to real life? His films are famous for their femmes fatale and icy blondes, constantly thrown in danger’s path

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1926), Part 2

A Story of the Home Video Fog: some great quality copies, but many awful ones The Lodger languished in multitudes of atrocious, corrupted copies for decades First quality version finally

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Blackmail (1929), Part 2

Detailing the restoration and quality home video releases of this groundbreaking film Shot in two separate versions, it was the Master’s final silent and first sound film The silent version was recently

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Waltzes from Vienna (1934)

This hidden gem is easily one of the Master’s most underrated films Features Jessie Matthews, Britain’s biggest and first international film star First and best of a famous German operetta‘s

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Number Seventeen (1932)

This woefully misunderstood mini-masterpiece is worthy of serious investigation A convoluted comedy-thriller that’s more rewarding with each successive viewing One of the Master’s most atmospheric films and the very epitome

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Alma Reville: The Power Behind Hitchcock’s Throne

Celebrating the 120th birthday of a hugely underrated pioneer of British cinema Giving credit where it’s due: she was one half of the best filmmaking duo in history Alfred Hitchcock was loyally

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The British Years in Print

A legend begins: the Master of Suspense was born 120 years ago today Probably the most recognised and highly regarded director in history One of the most dissected, discussed and written-about

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Rich and Strange (1931)

At first glance, a marvellously inventive, lighthearted little comedy But in Hitch’s hands it’s complex, multi-layered and surprisingly dark The moral is be careful what you wish for; money does not

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: The Skin Game (1931)

Class meets crass and both cruelly trample on innocent dreams One of the Master’s best British films, it’s often unfairly overlooked Class system injustice is laid bare in a dirty

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Alfred Hitchcock Collectors’ Guide: Murder! and Mary (1930/1931)

In 1956, Hitchcock famously remade his own 1934 thriller The Man Who Knew Too Much But 25 years before that he directed two very different versions of this murder mystery Both films were