Alfred Hitchcock

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VERTIGO BY ALFRED HITCHCOCK

By Jaime Grijalba

Instead of focusing on the Madeleine/Judy conundrum, I’ll tackle the issue of James Stewart’s character, Scottie. Does he have a double? I ponder two possibilities.

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PSYCHO BY ALFRED HITCHCOCK

By Claudia Siefen

Psycho (1960) by Alfred Hitchcock is full of those mirroring scenes and is packed with that sort of communication between the actor and the camera. The audience is kept busy to seperate these two ways of looking at … yourself. Robert Bloch, the author of the original novel “Psycho“ (1959), nourished the rumour that he found inspiration for the character Norman Bates in a mutual acquaintance: Calvin Beck was a magazine publisher and editor whose mother rarely left his side and even monitored classes at college with him. His mom continued to check on him, and Beck also beared a passing resemblance to the original Norman Bates Bloch describes in his novel: fat, greasy, with a soft, hesitant voice, “unhealthy looking.”

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AQUÍ ESTOY, AQUÍ NO DE ELISA ELIASH

Por Jaime Grijalba

Como si el clásico filme (Vértigo) hubiera dado una vuelta por esas estereotípicas ferias carnavalescas que pueblan el imaginario del cine negro, y hubiera entrado en esas mismas míticas casas de espejos, y se hubiera visto enfrentado a un espejo que deforma. El reflejo deforme es Aquí estoy, aquí no (Chile, 2012).

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