Grade: A- When it comes to camera techniques, fewer are admired more than the infamous tracking shot. These shots have been used more frequently than ever in recent years, mostly for the sake of gimmick. However, when it is pulled off by a filmmaker who knows what they are doing, it can be a spectacle. […]
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Today is the last day to enter to win tickets to see The 39 Steps on Broadway. Even if you don’t win, just for entering you will receive information on how you can get discounted tickets to the show. Deadline to enter is midnight tonight (U.S. Central Time)! Click Here for Instructions on How to […]
One of the best ways to get to know one of your favorite auteurs, besides watching their films, is to read their biographies. The better the director, the more books available about them. With all the choices out there for Hitchcock biographies, I thought I would take a look at them and find 3 that […]
I am excited to announce a new contest for Film Misery readers to coincide with Hitchcock appreciation month. You can enter to win a pair of tickets to the Broadway play The 39 Steps, based on the 1935 Hitchcock film of the same name. The play was nominated for 6 Tony Awards in 2008 including […]
As part of Hitchcock month at Film Misery I have launched the latest monthly quiz about the career of Alfred Hitchcock. There are 25 questions that range from easy to very hard. See how well you do! LAUNCH THE QUIZ!
Hitchcock month has begun at Film Misery! During the month of July we will be taking a look at Alfred Hitchcock’s life and work as part of our Career Appreciation series. Earlier this week I sent a query for reviews of your favorite Hitchcock film. The first response came from reader G1000 who has done […]
A new month is about to begin, which means it is time for another month of Career Appreciation. And it’s going to be a doozy. The month of July will be all about one of (if not THE) greatest directors of all time. With a filmography of over 60 feature length films, it’s going to […]