Essay on Alfred Hitchcock

How ‘psycho’ Alfred Hitchcock Engage And Retain

Alfred Joseph Hitchcock is the director of ‘psycho’. He was born in east London and was the youngest son of William and Emma Hitchcock. His directional debut was in 1922 on the film ‘number 13’ but, it was never completed. Other films he has done are ‘the birds’ (1963), ‘Marnie’ (1964), ‘Topaz’ (1969) and many […]

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Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho

Ironically Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” was originally a crime thriller and was never meant to be a horror film. Yet it turned out to be the most famous of all horror films. It had changed the horror genre from the classic “European monster” like Dracula which the “monster” is clear to a modern day horror where […]

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An Analysis of the Opening of ‘North by Northwest’

Film is one of the most popular media of the 21st century. One of the benefits of analysing media is so we can decipher the truth from the lies, as so many forms of media lie.The film I am analysing is called ‘North by Northwest’. It is a thriller movie starring Cary Grant and Eva […]

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Analyse the ways in which Alfred Hitchcock builds tension and fear in the shower scene in the film ‘Psycho’

Alfred Hitchcock is known as the ‘Master of Suspense’ as he directed movies based on murder and mystery. Hitchcock’s films are still considered masterpieces fourty years later. This is because he mainly concentrated on the actor’s performances, camera techniques, music and sound effects to build up tension, suspense and fear. He also, often left his […]

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