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[Oscars 2013] – Predicting The Nominations

9 Jan

An actual Oscar statuette to be presented during the 79th Annual Academy Awards sits in a display case in Hollywood

I still have a few 2013 releases to catch up with, and I though I wanted to make my Oscar nominations predictions post having seen all of them, the nods are due early tomorrow morning so I’ll have to post them now.

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[Review] – Hitchcock

4 Dec

Hitchcock

Title: Hitchcock
Year: 2012
Director: Sacha Gervasi
Writer: John J. McLaughlin, based on the book by Stephen Rebello
Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson, Toni Collette, Danny Huston, Jessica Biel, James D’Arcy, Michael Stuhlbarg
MPAA Rating: PG-13, some violent images, sexual content and thematic material
Runtime: 98 min
IMDb Rating: 7.3
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Metacritic: 56

Alfred Hitchcock is, as we all know, one of the all-time great directors in the history of film. You don’t need me to tell you that, you’ve seen the movies that speak for themselves, or maybe you’ve even read the books about him. Maybe one of those books you read was Stephen Rebello‘s Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho, which chronicled every little aspect of the 1960 all-time classic that introduced us to Norman Bates. This film, aptly titled Hitchcock, adapts that book and sees every little thing about the making of Psycho, focussing especially on the relationship between the Master of Suspense and Alma Reville, his wife and partner.

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[Trailer] – Hitchcock

10 Oct

A few weeks ago it was announced that Sacha Gervasi‘s Hitchcock would be premiering this year just in time to make a run at some awards glory. To help its case there’s a trailer out for it now which you can watch after the cut.

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