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Alfred Hitchcock

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by jem88, Dec 18, 2006.

  1. jem88

    jem88 Active Member

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    I haven't seen much of his work (saw The Birds on a plane once.) Anyways, I'm interested in exploring more of his work, so if anybody has any suggestions about where to start, I'd be much obliged.
     
  2. trickblue

    trickblue Not Old School...Old Testament...

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    Whew... when I saw his name on this thread I thought you were gonna say he died!
     
  3. trickblue

    trickblue Not Old School...Old Testament...

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    Seriously... he has some great stuff...

    Obviously you have to watch Psycho...

    North by Northwest is a classic... as is Rear Window...

    Frenzy was on of his last films and it is very good as well...

    Vertigo and Marnie are a good watches too...

    To be honest, I've never seen much of his stuff that isn't very good although, strangely enough, I thought "The Birds" was one of his lesser efforts...
     
  4. TheKey

    TheKey Faster than Felix

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    Look for him, he puts himself into his movies for 1 frame and it is up to you to find him.
     
  5. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    I didn't notice thsi thread until now.

    I love Hitchcock's stuff.

    "Rear Window." Grace Kelly is absolutely stunning in this movie. Hubba hubba.

    "To Catch a Thief." Grace Kelly again this time with Cary Grant. Classic.

    "Psycho." One of many films inspired by Ed Gein, probably the most disturbing one even though the others are much more gory.

    "North by Northwest." Absolutely great film. Cary Grant at his best.

    "Vertigo." Jimmy Stewart was great in this.

    "Sabotage." Not well known, but it should be.

    "Notorius." Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman. Need I say more?

    "Strangers on a Train." If you ever saw "Throw Mama From the Train" and laughed you need to see this one.

    He was a genius.
     

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