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Keyword : Alfred Hitchcock


In the second of this two-part essay on Hitchcock as a 'romantic ironist' Menard focuses his attention on the distinctiveness of Hitchcock's form of suspense.


In this first of a two-part essay David George Menard analyzes the narrative methods of plot inversion as exemplified through Hitchcock's plots which pit ideals of romanticism against their potentially subversive thematic and moral counterparts.


A trans-gendered analysis of Hitchcock's Marnie.


A theoretical analysis of the value of Gus Van Sant's Psycho.


Dario Argento lives up to his often noted and inappropriate monicker, The Italian Hitchcock.


Psychoanalytical reading of Hawks' Bringing up Baby and Hitchcock's Vertigo


With Gus Van Sant currently on the hard road back to relevance - the gnomic, impressive achievement that was Gerry (2002) having been so closely followed by his Cannes triumph with Elephant (2003) - the time may be ripe to revisit one of his most eccentric and reviled (and very nearly forgotten) projects, his 1998 near-shot-for-shot remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho.


Gus Van Sant's re-appropriation of Hitchcock's classic is given another (close) look.

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