In the words of Alfred Hitchcock, “Blondes make the best victims”. But while the great British director’s preference for blondes has been documented, new film “The Girl” narrows in on one particular obsession – actress Tippi Hedren.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Tippi Hedren says she survived working with Alfred Hitchcock, but her career was another matter. Hedren’s experience on the famed British film director’s “The Birds” and “Marnie” is dramatized in the new HBO movie, “The Girl.” Hitchcock is portrayed as obsessed with Hedren and cruelly vindictive when the actress rejects […]
I see a lot of movies, so when one lingers in my memory I count that as something special. Here are two such films that are playing this month.
BY: Frazier Moore NEW YORK – Consider the blessings and demands that await a consumer at any supermarket, with its dizzying array of choices to be made. Toothpaste, soda, laundry detergent — whatever. Every product comes in countless variations and competing brands. Now take that decision-making burden and endow it with the high moral stakes […]
The work of Charles Darwin has been the subject of rancorous verbal abuse over the last decade, and even his name is synonymous in some circles with the imaginary “war on Christianity.” Most of those people are likely unaware that Darwin himself was married to a deeply religious woman, and he agonized for years about […]