Grant, Cary: Frequent Directors: Cukor, Hawks, Stevens, Hitchcock, Stanley Donen

Over a career spanning 34 years, 1932-1966, Cary Grant (Hollywood’s greatest star, in my view) had worked with the industry’s best directors.

Schepisi, Fred: Career; Filmography

Films directed by Fred Schepisi Libido (1973) The Devil’s Playground (1976) The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978) Barbarosa (1982) Iceman (1984) Plenty (1985) Roxanne (1987) Evil Angels (1988) The Russia House (1990) Mr. Baseball (1992) Six Degrees of Separation (1993) I.Q. (1994) Fierce Creatures (1997) Last Orders (2001) It Runs in the Family (2003) The […]

Delair, Suzy: French Singer and Actress (in Clouzot Films) Dies at 102

Suzy Delair, the French chanteuse and actress who was popular in the 1940s and 1950s, has died. She was 102.

Hitchcock: Objects–Rope

In Rope (1948), the same rope used  to strangle the boy around his throat (in first, pre-credit scene), is later used to tie the books that are given to his father. Share this:

Hitchcock: Levy on Auteur

We should stop referring to Hitchcock as “the master of suspense,”¬† and acknowledge him and his work as an artist of the first order. I would not have written these books about Hitchcock if I didn’t believe that I had found some aspects or angles or themes that have not be discussed yet, despite the […]