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EARLIEST HITCHCOCK FILM FOUND

August 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In what one film historian called “the missing link” between Alfred Hitchcock’s early days in the movie business and his career as a celebrated director has been discovered in New Zealand. The first 30 minutes of the silent movie The White Shadow, made in 1923 when Hitchcock was 24 years old, was located in the […]

CRITICS GROUP BLASTS IRAN, MPAA RATINGS BOARD

January 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In addition to announcing its selection of outstanding film achievements in 2010, the National Society of Film Critics, whose members include some of the country’s most respected critics, has condemned the prison sentences meted out to Iranian directors Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rasoulaf, who were also banned from making movies for 20 years. “Not only […]