Oh, the Horror

Gleiberman, Owen
February 2009
Entertainment Weekly;2/27/2009, Issue 1036, p40
The article discusses horror films being released in 2009, indicating that such movies lack surprise and are repetitive by nature. The bloody murder shower scene in the 1960 movie "Psycho" did away with the rules of fate, the author states, indicating that "Psycho" director Alfred Hitchcock established a rule for horror films that nothing can save an individual. Also discussed is the 2009 film version of "Friday the 13th." INSET: Blood Brothers.


Related Articles

  • Psycho. Crowley, Matt // Teen Ink;Sep2004, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p34 

    The article reviews the motion picture "Psycho," directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Vera Miles.

  • Manufacturing Horror in Hitchcock's Psycho. Schneider, Steven // Cineaction;1999, Issue 50, p70 

    The article examines the impact of the film "Psycho," directed by Alfred Hitchcock, on the horror film genre. The film has been considered as the first modern horror film mainly due to thematic reasons. The so-called monster in the film is human and very real in the psychological sense. The...

  • Through a shower curtain darkly: Reflexivity as a dramatic component of Psycho. Recchia, Edward // Literature Film Quarterly;1991, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p258 

    Comments on the elements of reflexivity in the motion picture `Psycho,' by Alfred Hitchcock. Techniques employed by Hitchcock in incorporating audience self-awareness in the film; Direction of the film's drama in an outward direction from the protagonist; Culmination of the voyeur/participant...

  • The Terror of Hitchcock. Magistrale, Tony // Abject Terrors;2005, p57 

    Chapter 4 of the book "Abject Terrors" is presented. It discusses the horror movies created by Alfred Hitchcock. It discusses the plots of his films including "Vertigo," "Psycho" and "The Birds." It explains Hitchcock's cinematic universe including how he creates his characters to be appealing...

  • Undead of the Week.  // Entertainment Weekly;3/3/2006, Issue 866, p80 

    The article deals with the motion picture "Friday the 13th," to be produced by Michael Bay.

  • Paramount Releases More 'Friday the 13th' Kudick, Kyra // Home Media Magazine;4/20/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 16, p12 

    A review of the DVD release of films from the Friday the 13th franchise is presented, including "Friday the 13th Uncut," "Friday the 13th Part 2" and "Friday the 13th Part 3, 3-D."

  • How Hitchcock Assembled (Cut) "Psycho". GANDELMAN, JOE // Moderate Voice;6/23/2013, p5 

    The article reviews the film "Psycho," directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

  • Psycho. Griffith, James // Film Comment;Jul/Aug96, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p76 

    Discusses the motion picture `Psycho,' directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Masterful use of the cinema's essential voyeurism; Robin Wood's advocacy of the voyeurism formula in Hitchcock studies; Director's attitudes toward women.

  • HITCHCOCK: THE MOVIE SERIES.  // Louisville Magazine;Aug2007, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p25 

    The article reports that movies of Alfred Hitchcock will be on show in Louisville, Kentucky from August 3-18, 2007. Although "Hitchcock: The Movie Series" has been showing at the Louisville Palace since late June, they've saved the cream of the Alfred Hitchcock movies in the late 1950s and early...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics