Tag Archives: Alfred Hitchcock

Cinema’s Dynamic Duos: Director and Cinematographer

Duos have been a fixture both in front of and behind the camera almost since the inception of cinema. A combination of supremely talented individuals creates an on-screen alchemy that is nothing short of unforgettable. That has certainly been the case with classic … Continue reading

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Behind the Curtain: The Three C’s (Part 3)

In this final post on the subject of “The Three C’s”,  three categories behind the scenes that enhance and make truly memorable what we see onscreen, I now come to what some would regard as the least important of the three, and what others may … Continue reading

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Crown Jewels-5 of the Best Underseen British Films of the Golden Age

The 1930’s through the early 1960’s is considered the Golden Age of Hollywood filmmaking and rightly so. However, for movies coming out of Great Britain during that same period, not so much. It must be said, though, that this would be a … Continue reading

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Master Class-Five Classic Directors Teach Things Needed By Any Filmmaker

Recently director Spike Lee posted online what he calls his “Essential Films List.” It’s a list he gives to every Master’s student graduating from the film program at New York University where he teaches. He then made an interesting statement … Continue reading

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