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Alfred Hitchcock

Rewind, Film: 'Dial M for Murder', directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 thriller begins, even before the opening credits, with a full-screen shot of one of those old, invariably black, Bakelite telephones.

Sunday, 26 May, 2013, 5:42pm

Briefs, November 17, 2012

Two dead in oil rig fire in Gulf of Mexico

17 Nov 2012 - 2:22am

hot picks

Li Sze-tung, 17, Po Leung Kuk Laws Foundation College

cd: Dark Light by rock band, HIM, the first Finnish band to have a gold album in the United States.

dvd: Vertigo, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, is one of the greatest movies ever.

movie: The Smurfs. A welcome alternative to the omnipresent Harry Potter.

14 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Film (1960)

Psycho Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles Director: Alfred Hitchcock

8 May 2011 - 12:00am

Blackmail

Eighty years after the release of Blackmail, one of the film's scenes remains legendary: during breakfast, Alice (Anny Ondra, below) hears a local gossiping about a murder. Distressed, Alice begins to hear the monologue as a distorted sonic mess, with only the word 'knife' heard increasingly clearly. When asked to cut the bread, she drops her knife, her agitation bursting out into the open.

23 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

From the vault: 1963

The Birds

Starring: Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

6 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Master of darkness

Alfred Hitchcock's films reflect his strict childhood and painful experiences.

Nothing in Disturbia suggests the Peeping Tom, played by Shia LaBeouf, ever watched Rear Window. But given his antics, it wouldn't be surprising if he had.

When it comes to voyeurism, Alfred Hitchcock is the master.

23 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Doomwatch

The end of the world is near according to various doomsayers, both past and present.

With a new millennium imminent and several nations at odds with each other over various issues, predicting man's demise has become big business as evident from the numerous Armageddon books and doomsday sites on the Internet.

13 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

Worst of Hitchcock

TALKING of Oscars, which we weren't, To Catch A Thief (World, 9.35pm) won one for Best Cinematography. It won nothing else, probably because it is generally accepted to be Alfred Hitchcock's worst film. It looks mighty expensive and it was mighty expensive, but it's lightweight to the point of zero gravity.

21 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Elsa Klensch style

Q. I am a baby boomer, born with the bumpiest, knobbliest knees on the block. For years I've hidden them under trousers, waiting for longer skirts to come back. I don't mean ankle-length florals but the simple below-the-knee suit skirts that most of the women of my generation consider dowdy. Have longer skirts come back? Are we at last going to see women dressing as conservatively as men? A.

8 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

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