We take a look at the bird imagery in Hitchcock's 'Psycho' and how the stuffed birds reveal Norman Bates's attitude toward women.
A comparison of cinematic masters.
Presented by Alfonz Jumpdick.
In this video essay I analyze the use of colors in Alfred Hitchcocks masterpiece 'Vertigo.' I spoil most of the movie so if you haven't seen it I advice to watch it first, it's worth it.
A video essay that gives a side-by-side comparison between Hitchcock's famous shower scene and similar shots taken from a whole string of movies directed by Brian De Palma.
A comparison of the beginnings and endings of 'Rebecca' (Alfred Hitchcock, 1940) and 'Citizen Kane' (Orson Welles, 1941) suggesting trespass.
We consider Hitchcock a master of many things — suspense, terror, directing, storytelling — but they all sit under the same umbrella of his mastery of pure cinema.
The most basic way Hitchcock visually communicates a sense of curiosity in his characters is through their eyes, specifically in how they peer, leer, peep, peek or look when they think no one is watching.