Alfred Hitchcock / Supporting Actors

Supporting Actors: Alfred Hitchcock’s Stand Bys

Alfred Hitchcock was a one-note director. Not in a bad way; he wasn’t called the “master of suspense” for nothing. Hitchcock was an amazing director, cinematographer, casting director. He worked with the same actors over and over on his films (Cary Grant, Kim Novak, Jimmy Stewart, Grace Kelly), his “women” are an especially well-known group, … Continue reading

New Releases

War Horse

I saw a review with the tagline “War Horse, or Bore Horse?” which was interesting because the article listed below raved about the “beautifully filmed live-action film.” Having seen the stage version, at Lincoln Center, this past fall, I was eager to see the film, especially directed by Steven Spielberg, with music by John Williams, … Continue reading