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Helen Mirren Reveals Her Forgettable Meeting With Alfred Hitchcock

By Joe Wilde | 24th November 2012

Regardless of being dead for over thirty years, Alfred Hitchcock is still one of Hollywood's biggest names and with a host of biopics set to be released about the late director's life on both the...

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Hitchcock: Hit Or Miss? Let's Take A Look At The Reviews

By Lorna Greville  | 24th November 2012

Alfred Hitchcock, one of cinema's greatest icons, has an enormous portfolio of incredible hits. He can claim North by Northwest, Hitchcock's Half Hour (which became something of an institution), The 39 Steps, The Man Who...

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Hot Tickets! This Weekend’S Us Movie Releases

By Hayley Avron | 23rd November 2012

It’s slim pickings this week, in terms of big budget movies, as the industry winds down a little over the festive period (though prepare yourselves for the usual onslaught of Christmassy slush hitting the big...

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Hitchcock Heads To The Big Screen On The Wave Of Critical Endorsement

By Contributor | 22nd November 2012

It was always going to be a tough order to pull off an homage to the great Alfred Hitchcock, but Sacha Gervasi has largely gained kudos from the reviewers for having a going at it,...

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Anthony Hopkins: Alfred Hitchcock Was 'Utter Paradox'

22nd November 2012

Sir Anthony Hopkins thought Alfred Hitchcock was a paradoxical man.The Oscar-winning actor had to dig deep to play the iconic 'Psycho' filmmaker in Sacha Gervasi's new biopic 'Hitchcock', and after extensive research he discovered the...

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'Hitchcock' And His 'Psycho', The Film That Keeps On Giving

By Lorna Greville  | 21st November 2012

Over 50 years on since Psycho was unleashed upon the world, and the influence of the film can still be seen in thrillers and horrors across the planet, such was the impact that legendary movie...

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Anthony Hopkins Won't Flatter For Oscar Nomination

21st November 2012

Sir Anthony Hopkins thinks the process of ''flattering'' people to win an Oscar is ''disgusting''.The 74-year-old actor - who previously won an Academy Award for psychological thriller 'Silence of the Lambs' in 1991 - admits...

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Jessica Biel: Anthony Hopkins Was Magnetic On Hitchcock Set

20th November 2012

Jessica Biel thought Anthony Hopkins was magnetic on the 'Hitchcock' set.The 30-year-old star was petrified at the thought of working with the Oscar-winning actor in Sacha Gervasi's new biopic about the making of Alfred Hitchcock's...

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Earliest Alfred Hitchcock Film Discovered

16th November 2012

The earliest known surviving movie in which legendary director Alfred Hitchcock is credited was released on Thursday (15Nov12) after remaining unnoticed by archivists for decades.The recovered parts of the film, a silent British melodrama entitled...

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Photos From Alfred Hitchcock's Lost Film To Be Auctioned

8th November 2012

A treasure trove of photos from the set of Alfred Hitchcock's lost silent film The Mountain Eagle are to go under the hammer in Hollywood next month (Dec12).The snaps, believed to be part of the...

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Retro Glamour: Scarlett Johansson Looking Stunning As Janet Leigh In 'Hitchcock'

By Hayley Avron | 8th November 2012

Scarlett Johansson is the focus of a new string of photos to be released from Hitchcock – the new movie based on Alfred Hitchcock’s relationship with his wife. The movie centres on the period of...

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Scarlett Johansson Tattoo - Ribcage Ink Reads 'Lucky You' But What Does It Mean?

By Hayley Avron | 8th November 2012

What’s this? A new Scarlett Johansson tattoo?It looks as though the Hitchcock actress has decided to add to her collection of body art with a rudimentary horseshoe, with the words ‘Lucky You’ inscribed above it....

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Sienna Miller Applauded For Standout Performance As Tippi Hedren In 'The Girl'

By Michael West | 19th October 2012

Sienna Miller has received mass praise for her role as 60's screen siren Tippi Hedren in the HBO special 'The Girl'. 'The Girl' will air on HBO this coming Saturday (Oct 20) and will follow...

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Alfred Hitchock And Tippi Hedren's Torturous Relationship Unveiled In Hbo's 'The Girl'

By Hayley Avron | 18th October 2012

HBO’s The Girl tells the tale of Alfred Hitchcock’s relationship with the screen star Tippi Hedren - played by Sienna Miller. The story itself seems to be the real winner here; the TV movie explores...

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Sienna Miller Talks Hitchcock Ahead Of 'The Girl'

By Michael West | 17th October 2012

Sienna Miller plays Tippi Hedren in 'The Girl' - a film that delves into the intricacies of the actress's relationship with Alfred Hitchcock. In an interview with Reuters, Sienna talks candidly about the subject matter...

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Tippi Hedren Sought Treatment For Exhaustion While Making The Birds

15th October 2012

Actress TIPPI HEDREN sought treatment for exhaustion while making Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds because she was so traumatised by the abuse she experienced on the set.The former model landed her big acting break in Hitchcock's...

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Hitchcock Trailer Explores Psycho; The Movie Nobody Wanted Alfred To Make

By Michael West | 10th October 2012

The trailer for 'Hitchcock' - director Sacha Gervasi's upcoming biopic of suspense director Alfred Hitchcock's relationship with his wife during the filming of his tour-de-force 'Psycho' - has hit the web. The actual movie is...

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Tippi Hedren: 'Hitchcock's Wife Did Nothing To Stop My Emotional Torture'

9th October 2012

Tippi Hedren once appealed to Alfred Hitchcock's wife for help in halting the director's emotional abuse, only to have her request completely snubbed.The veteran star, who worked with Hitchcock on 1963 classic The Birds and...

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Alfred Hitchcock Gifted Melanie Griffith Creepy Mum Doll

26th September 2012

Actress Melanie Griffith was left spooked after moviemaker Alfred Hitchcock gifted her a doll of her mum when she was a child.The filmmaker directed Tippi Hedren in The Birds and thought he'd found the perfect...

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Dame Helen Mirren Receives European Film Award

By Contributor | 25th September 2012

Dame Helen Mirren is in quite possibly what some people could call the Regal phase of her career - apt given that she's played Queen Elizabeth II in the past. By this we mean that...

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‘Hitchcock’ To Contend For This Year’S Oscars?

By Holly Williams | 21st September 2012

Alfred Hitchcock biopic ‘Hitchcock’ is set to be in line for an Oscar this year as Fox Searchlight reveals the 2012 release date.Fox Searchlight Pictures are known for producing and distributing independent, mainly British films...

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Freddie Highmore To Play Norman Bates In Psycho Tv Series

16th September 2012

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory star Freddie Highmore has landed the coveted role of serial killer Norman Bates in the new TV prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's classic thriller Psycho.The former child star, now 20, will...

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Brian De Palma Movie 'Passion' Is A "Sexy Murder Mystery"

7th September 2012

It's 20 years since Brian De Palma made a foray into the world of the thriller movie. He returns to the genre with Passion, starring Rachel Mcadams and Noomi Rapace. The movie premiered at the...

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Ashley Greene Couldn't Shower Home Alone After Psycho

26th August 2012

Actress Ashley Greene has been left terrified of showering when she's home alone after watching Alfred Hitchcock's classic thriller Psycho.The Twilight star admits she has been emotionally scarred ever since witnessing the famous shower scene,...

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Who Will Pen 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Movie? We Look At The Runners And Riders

8th August 2012

Fifty Shades Fever Continues! Hollywood's screenwriters will be eyeing up the lucrative adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey and four of them will be meeting with studio bosses to put their case forward to show...

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Tippi Hedren Stunned By Toby Jones' Hitchcock

3rd August 2012

Actress Tippi Hedren froze with terror the first time she heard Toby Jones' pitch-perfect Alfred Hitchcock voice for new movie The Girl - because it brought back awful memories of her time with the movie...

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Hbo To Film Docu-drama On Tippi Hendren's Life

3rd August 2012

Tippi Hendren has been back in the media recently blasting acclaimed director Alfred Hitchcock for the way he mistreated on set and supposedly 'ruined her career'. The star of Hitchcock's The Birds and Marnie, the...

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Tippi Hedren: 'Hitchcock Was A Dangerous Deviant'

3rd August 2012

Actress Tippi Hedren has exposed her The Birds and Marnie director Alfred Hitchcock as a "dangerous deviant" who "ruined" her career in a shocking new Hbo panel discussion held to promote upcoming biopic The Girl.The...

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Alfred Hitchcock's 'Vertigo' Becomes Bfi's Best Film Of All Time After 50 Years Of 'Citizen Kane' Dominance

2nd August 2012

In one the most prestigious surveys that can be conducted - far more prestigious than a supermarket satisfaction one - Alfred Hitchcock 's 'Vertigo' has topped Orson Welles 'Citizen Kane' to be named as the...

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Vertigo Topples Citizen Kane As Best Film

2nd August 2012

Alfred Hitchcock's classic 1958 thriller Vertigo has ended Citizen Kane's choke hold on top of the British Film Institute's best film list.Bfi bosses poll experts once a decade and their latest survey has thrown up...

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