Essay on Psycho

Through Close Examination of the Shower Scene in Psycho Explore Hitchcock’s Effective use of Film Language and how he Creates Tension

Hitchcock brought us such classics as ‘The Birds’ and ‘Shadow of a Doubt’. He used a new innovative style of directing never before seen, and ‘Psycho’ really shows this, using Fetishitic Scopophilia, amazing scenes of montage editing, and is one of the most main stream films to have killed off the main character (Janet Leigh) […]

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How does Alfred Hitchcock develop tension and shock in Psycho and The Birds

Alfred Hitchcock was born in 1899 in Leytonstone, East London. He enjoyed reading novels by Dickens, G K Chesterton and Edgar Allan Poe. He was fascinated in crime and would go to see murder trials. He left school when he was 14. He married Alma Reville in 1926 and they were married for over 50 […]

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Psycho – 3245 words – College

“Hitchcock stunned the world in 1960 with the horror film that pushed back the boundaries of acceptability. He wanted a reaction, and he got one. Audiences fainted, walked out and boycotted screenings but they wouldn’t forget the horror that was Psycho. ” We have been studying the acclaimed thriller ‘Psycho’ produced and directed by Alfred […]

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