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“I Confess” and “Torn Curtain”

Antonella and I watched Alfred Hitchcock’s  I Confess (1953) the other night, and I was a bit disappointed. That’s rarely the case with a Hitchcock film, but I couldn’t help feeling the story was stilted and Montgomery Clift couldn’t get into anything … Continue reading

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Devouring Videos

Last week was a blur, on top of  catching up on my work from the Digital Media Learning conference the week before, I came back to interviews for a fine arts professor hire, trying to write an article (which I suck at), … Continue reading

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A tennis star plays a match with murder!

I have been dying to make this GIF from Hitchcock’s adaptation of the Patricia Highsmith novel Strangers on a Train for a for a while now. I finally found some time to make it this evening, and as usual making … Continue reading

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Bodega Bay

This is a work in progress, but I almost have it where I can mask everything out but the car moving. This animated GIf—even in its ghost-like state—reinforces for me what a master Hitchcock was. This scene from The Birds … Continue reading

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Psycho – The Money MacGuffin

When setting up a scene from Psycho (1960) it might be a layup to frame the shower scene (which is brilliant), but what always struck me the first time I saw this film—and Psycho is a film that you feel … Continue reading

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