Off the beaten track in Seattle - Vancouver
Vancouver SunOff the beaten track in SeattleVancouver SunThe booth has already snapped thousands of people doing their best Janet Leigh impersonations. The writer was a guest of Tourism Seattle. No one from that organization read or approved of this article before publication. Hiking the West Highland Way ...and more »
Posted on 12 June 2017 | 10:49 am
How Alfred Hitchcock kept the suspenseful
NEWS.com.auHow Alfred Hitchcock kept the suspenseful plot of Psycho a complete secretNEWS.com.auJanet Leigh was the biggest star of the movie but, given her shock early death in the film, Hitchcock didn't want viewers entering halfway through wondering why she wasn't in the movie. Before Psycho's premiere, he called the demand for audiences to ...
Posted on 9 June 2017 | 5:22 pm
Secrecy Surrounding 1960's 'Psycho' Went Off
VarietySecrecy Surrounding 1960's 'Psycho' Went Off Without a HitchVarietyWith “Psycho,” Anthony Perkins was top-billed, but Janet Leigh was the biggest star in the film. Hitchcock didn't want audiences to enter during the second half and wonder “Where's Janet Leigh?” the whole time. So he inaugurated the idea that audiences ...and more »
Posted on 9 June 2017 | 10:45 am
The Obsessions of Hitchcock, Welles, and
Boston ReviewThe Obsessions of Hitchcock, Welles, and KubrickBoston ReviewAnd there is that Welles-Hitchcock-Welles triptych of Touch of Evil (1958), Psycho (1960), and The Trial (1962) that does weave through the careers of the two men. In Touch of Evil, Janet Leigh is menaced in a shabby, remote motel overseen by the ...
Posted on 9 June 2017 | 10:28 am
'Hitchcock just wanted to be loved' says
BBC News'Hitchcock just wanted to be loved' says British leading lady - BBC ...BBC NewsBarbara Leigh-Hunt, who played a serial killer's victim in Frenzy, defends the director's reputation.and more »
Posted on 8 June 2017 | 11:00 pm
‘Bates Motel’ Season 3 Spoilers: Norman
Season 3 of “Bates Motel” has definitely been a slow burn so far, however the storyline sparked in episode 6. After Norma’s (Vera Farmiga) breakdown at the end of last week, things continued to unravel – and the bodies piled up.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 8:00 pm
All About “About Elly”
About Elly fits my category Movies That Should Play in Sag Harbor. I'm delighted that this marvelous Iranian masterwork, a mix of mystery and societal issues, finally made its New York debut this Wednesday at the Film Forum (where you should see it before April 21) because it was made six years ago. In fact it was made two years before the next collaboration of director Asghar Farhadi and ...
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 4:00 am
What to watch on TV: The Ark, Teens, Made In
All aboard for The Ark, which departs from BBC1 on Monday, and pack a towel, not just for the bit of damp on the way, but also to wipe away the tears that will form during Made in Chelsea. And for whatever else which may be produced during Bates Motel…
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 8:39 am
Ridgefield in ’65: Isabel O’Shea died,
Miss Isabel M. O’Shea of West Lane, Ridgefield educator for 35 years, died at Roosevelt Hospital in New York after a prolonged illness, the April 8, 1965, Press reported. She was 59, daughter of the late Daniel and Jessie ( MacDonald) O’Shea of Ridgefield.
Posted on 29 March 2015 | 6:39 am
Jerry Greene offers his Elite Eight best
In what I call "sports numerology," my favorite sports number is "elite eight." It just sounds cool.
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 8:02 pm
Movies off the Beaten Path: Touch of Evil
The Astonishing Life and Work Orson Welles, the Globe Cinema will be screening Touch of Evil next week. Starring Charlton Heston (as a Mexican, no less), Janet Leigh and Welles himself, it deserves to be seen on the big screen.
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 6:27 am
Q&A: Kate Bosworth talks “AMNESIAC”
Whether it’s Janet Leigh in PSYCHO, Mia Farrow in ROSEMARY’S BABY, Kathy Bates in MISERY or Essie Davis in THE BABADOOK, the right genre project can present actresses a chance to break expectations and deliver a performance that is truly memorable.
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 6:26 am
The real 'Scream Queen': Jamie Lee Curtis
The daughter of actors Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, Curtis says she wouldn’t have had an acting career without “Halloween.” “I owe everything I have to (director) John Carpenter, who somehow saw something in me way back in 1978 in a tiny little ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 2:52 pm
20 Timeless Female Coming of Age Movies
This classic film adaptation of the novel by Louisa May Alcott stars immortal movie stars like Janet Leigh and Elizabeth Taylor. Whether or not you read the book as a kid, definitely watch this version before the latest remake. Bend It Like Beckham A ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
5 things to do today: watch Psycho at Iris
Watch Psycho, Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 horror masterpiece starring Janet Leigh and Anthony Perkins, at an indoor movie night at Iris. The film tells the story of Marion Crane (Leigh), an office employee with a large sum of money meant for a bank deposit ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 3:36 pm