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CONTROVERSIAL HITCHCOCK BIOPIC IN WORKS

December 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The BBC plans to air a movie based on Tippi Hedren’s account of her relationship with Alfred Hitchcock when she was “discovered” by him to portray the lead character in the 1962 movie The Birds. Among other things, she has claimed that she had to rebuff Hitchcock’s sexual advances during the making of that film […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: ANOTHER YEAR

December 31, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Ordinariness is at the heart of Mike Leigh’s extraordinary Another Year, the critics all suggest. (The film is opening in limited release this weekend in order to qualify for Oscar nominations.) As Claudia Puig puts it in her USA Today review, “Initially, it doesn’t seem as if much is going on, but the casual details, […]