Tag Archives: hitchcock

Jaws (Spielberg, 1975)

With the aid of Panavision and Technicolor, Spielberg creates a monumental 70s film bringing together the epic scale of David Lean and the captivating action of Alfred Hitchcock. Jaws grabs you and sinks deep. Though psychological and violent, Jaws is … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews (capsule) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pompeii (Anderson, 2014)

Paul W.S. Anderson’s Pompeii (2014) blew me away. Judging the trailer and posters, one does not expect a masterful film, nor even a reasonably good film. 3D, CGI, and romantic melodrama rarely appeal to higher artistic sensibilities, and I for … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Form Is Content: An Examination Of Hitchcockian Murder

In this paper, I will examine how Hitchcock, in spite of the Hays Code restriction of showing explicit violence, developed editing techniques to formalize content – turn content into form – in order to pass the censors and depict violent … Continue reading

Posted in Essays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment