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Alfred Hitchcock made my life hell, claims actress Tippi Hedren

Alfred Hitchcock made my life hell, claims actress Tippi Hedren | Film as Literature | Scoop.it

An interesting new take on Hitchock from one of his most famous stars. What do you believe?

 

To the sexy blonde former model, who starred in two of his best known movies, he was a creepy old pervert who made her life a living hell...

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'Bully' controversy: Student urges MPAA to change documentary's R rating - CNN.com

'Bully' controversy: Student urges MPAA to change documentary's R rating - CNN.com | Film as Literature | Scoop.it

50 years after "Psycho," filmmakers continue to try to push limits regarding film content and ratings.

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Psycho Sequel 3-pack DVD! Perfect gift for your Film as Lit friends...

Psycho Sequel 3-pack DVD! Perfect gift for your Film as Lit friends... | Film as Literature | Scoop.it

Believe it or not, Psycho spawned 3 sequels! The second isn't half bad. As for the rest...well...

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Scarlett Johansson to star in 'Making of Psycho' - Entertainment News, EXCLUSIVE, Media - Variety

Scarlett Johansson to star in 'Making of Psycho' - Entertainment News, EXCLUSIVE, Media - Variety | Film as Literature | Scoop.it

Scarlett Johansson is set to play ''Psycho'' star Janet Leigh in Sacha Gervasi's ''Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho.''

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The Oscars: LIFE Magazine's Best Photos Through the Years, From the Golden Age of Hollywood | LIFE | TIME.com

The Oscars: LIFE Magazine's Best Photos Through the Years, From the Golden Age of Hollywood | LIFE | TIME.com | Film as Literature | Scoop.it
LIFE.com offers a selection of Oscar photos that capture not only the familiar glitz and glamour of the proceedings, but those far rarer moments when a superstar drops his or her guard and, for an instant, we see someone remarkable like us — albeit...
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First Watch: Air Composes Music For 'Trip To The Moon' : NPR

First Watch: Air Composes Music For 'Trip To The Moon' : NPR | Film as Literature | Scoop.it
Watch a colorful scene from Georges Melies' 1902 silent film, with a new score by the French duo.
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Roger Ebert's Guide to Watching the Oscar Films

Roger Ebert's Guide to Watching the Oscar Films | Film as Literature | Scoop.it
Roger Ebert, the best-known and most widely read film critic in the world, reviews hundreds of new movies each year -- including all the major Oscar nominees, and many you may not have heard of until they were nominated.
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Mystery of incident that inspired 'The Birds' solved?

Mystery of incident that inspired 'The Birds' solved? | Film as Literature | Scoop.it
Scientists say they know what triggered the crazed bird flocks that helped inspire Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 thriller.
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Filmmaker James Cameron to explore the deepest depths of the ocean – Light Years - CNN.com Blogs

Filmmaker James Cameron to explore the deepest depths of the ocean – Light Years - CNN.com Blogs | Film as Literature | Scoop.it
From CNN's Jason Carroll Oscar-winning director James Cameron, known for breaking box office records, is now aiming for underwater dominance.
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Materials for Students: Writing about Film (Dartmouth College)

Another excellent resource to help you with your film-related writing and vocab.

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Yale Film Analysis web site - Great resource!

Here's a great site that has a ton of info for any of you still struggling with the terms and techniques.

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Oscar watch: Five must-see film sites - CNN.com

Oscar watch: Five must-see film sites - CNN.com | Film as Literature | Scoop.it
"My friends think just because we live in Hawaii, we live in paradise. We're all just out here sipping mai tais, shaking our hips and catching waves. Are they insane?
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See what I mean about framing?

See what I mean about framing? | Film as Literature | Scoop.it

I totally called this, if you remember.

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