Alfred Hitchcock

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Alfred Hitchcock was one of the pioneers of the Psychological Thriller genre. He used many different plot devices to get the viewer interested in the characters, and then often used a surprise ending. He is lauded as the most famous filmmaker in the British Cinema. He started out in the silent film era, designing the titles for the silent films. It … Read More

New Zealand on film

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Have you ever been to New Zealand?  It is a small country in the South Pacific with about the same population as Ireland and yet it has a movie industry which produces such great names as Peter Jackson (Lord of the Rings, King Kong and The Hobbit), Sam Neill (Jurassic Park, Merlin, Omen III) and Anna Paquin (True Blood, Fly … Read More