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Blu-ray Review: The House of Hitchcock – Limited Edition Collection

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Sep 8, 2019

Distributor: Universal Studios Release Date: October 01, 2019 Region: Region A Notes: These films are also available individually with standard Blu-ray packaging, as part of The Masterpiece Collection, and as part of The Ultimate Collection. Universal owns the rights to more Alfred Hitchcock title read more

Blu-ray Review: Murder!

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Aug 11, 2019

Distributor: Kino Lorber Release Date: August 13, 2019 Region: Region A Length: 01:42:29 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: 2.0 English DTS-HD Master Audio (48 kHz, 1554 kbps, 16-bit) Subtitles: English Ratio: 1.37:1 Bitrate: 31.93 Mbps Notes: This marks this title’s North American Blu-ray deb read more

Offbeat Blu-ray Review: Gaslight

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Jul 10, 2019

Distributor: Warner Archives Release Date: June 25, 2019 Region: Region Free Length: 01:53:46 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: 2.0 English Mono DTS-HD Master Audio (48kHz, 24-bit) Subtitles: English SDH Ratio: 1.37:1 Bitrate: 34.99 Mbps George Cukor’s Gaslight has long drawn comparisons to read more

Book Interview: Hitchcock and the Censors

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Jun 16, 2019

Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky Release Date: June 14, 2019 John Billheimer has written a book that seems long overdue. In Hitchcock and the Censors, he “traces the forces that led to the Production Code and describes Hitchcock’s interactions with code officials on a film-by-film basis read more

Book Interview: Hitchcock and Humor

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on May 24, 2019

Publisher: McFarland Release Date: April 23, 2019 An analysis of Alfred Hitchcock’s methodical use of comedy in his films is past due, and Hitchcock and Humor: Modes of Comedy in Twelve Defining Films helps to fill this void. The book examines what should be obvious: Hitchcock systematically incor read more

Blu-ray Review: Notorious – The Criterion Collection

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Jan 25, 2019

Spine # 137 Distributor: Criterion Collection (USA) Release Date: January 15, 2019 Region: Region A Length: 01:41:37 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: English Linear PCM Audio (48 kHz, 1152 kbps, 24-bit) Subtitles: English SDH Ratio: 1.37:1 Bitrate: 29.73 Mbps Notes: This title is also availab read more

Offbeat Blu-ray Review: Sisters – The Criterion Collection

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Nov 14, 2018

Spine #89 Distributor: Criterion Collection (USA) Release Date: October 23, 2018 Region: Region A Length: 01:32:42 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: English Mono Linear PCM Audio (48 kHz, 1152 kbps, 24-bit) Subtitles: English SDH Ratio: 1.85:1 Bitrate: 34.71 Mbps Notes: The Criterion Collectio read more

4K UHD Blu-ray Review: Halloween

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Oct 15, 2018

Distributor: Lionsgate Films Release Date: September 25, 2018 Region: Region A Length: 01:30:56 Video: 2160P (HEVC, H.265) Main Audio: 7.1 English Dolby TrueHD (48kHz, 24-bit) Alternate Audio: Mono English Dolby Digital Audio Subtitles: English, English SDH, Spanish Ratio: 2.35:1 Notes: This title read more

Book Interview: The Essential Films of Ingrid Bergman

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Sep 25, 2018

  Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Release Date: September 15, 2018 It doesn’t matter what you’ve read or what you may have heard about the importance of Alfred Hitchcock’s collaboration with Grace Kelly. Ingrid Bergman’s place in the master’s legacy is every bit as important and read more

Blu-ray Review: Under Capricorn

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Jun 21, 2018

Distributor: Kino Lorber Release Date: June 19, 2018 Region: Region A Length: 01:57:14 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: 2.0 English DTS-HD Master Audio (48 kHz, 1559 kbps, 16-bit) Subtitles: English Ratio: 1.33:1 Bitrate: 35.93 Mbps Notes: This title was previously given a bare bones DVD rele read more

Book Interview: Hitchcock’s Heroines

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on May 11, 2018

Publisher: Insight Editions Release Date: May 01, 2018 From his early days as a director in the 1920s to his heyday as the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock had a complicated and controversial relationship with his leading ladies. He supervised their hair, their makeup, their wardrobe, and pushe read more

Blu-ray Review: 78/52 – Hitchcock’s Shower Scene

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Mar 6, 2018

Distributor: Shout Factory Release Date: February 27, 2018 Region: Region A Length: 01:31:46 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio Subtitles: English, Spanish Ratio: 1.78:1 Note: This release comes with a DVD disc that is housed in the same case. “O read more

Blu-ray Review: Alfred Hitchcock – The Ultimate Collection

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Nov 20, 2017

Distributor: Universal Studios Release Date: October 17, 2017 Region: Region A Notes: These films are also available individually with standard Blu-ray packaging and as a part of The Masterpiece Collection. Universal owns the rights to more Alfred Hitchcock titles than any other studio and they cer read more

Book Interview: Grace Kelly: Hollywood Dream Girl

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Oct 23, 2017

Publisher: Dey Street Books Release Date: October 24, 2017 “Mr. Hitchcock taught me everything about cinema. It was thanks to him that I understood that murder scenes should be shot like love scenes and love scenes like murder scenes.” -Grace Kelly The creative relationship between Gra read more

Blu-ray Review: Rebecca – The Criterion Collection

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Sep 30, 2017

  Spine #135 Distributor: Criterion Collection (USA) Release Date: September 05, 2017 Region: Region A Length: 02:10:40 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: English Mono Linear PCM Audio (48 kHz, 1152 kbps, 24-bit) Subtitles: English SDH Ratio: 1.33:1 Bitrate: 35.69 Mbps Notes: This title is read more

Blu-ray Review: The Lodger – The Criterion Collection

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Jul 2, 2017

Spine #885 Distributor: Criterion Collection (USA) Release Date: June 27, 2017 Region: Region A Length: The Lodger – 01:30:24 Downhill – 01:50:59 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: The Lodger – 2.0 Linear PCM Audio (48 kHz, 2304 kbps, 24-bit) Downhill – 2.0 Dolby Digital Audio (48 kHz, read more

Blu-ray Review: The Paradine Case

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Jun 1, 2017

Distributor: Kino Lorber Release Date: May 30, 2017 Region: Region Free Length: 01:54:16 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: 2.0 English DTS-HD Master Audio (48 kHz, 1556 kbps, 16-bit) Subtitles: English SDH Ratio: 1.37:1 Bitrate: 23.92 Mbps Notes: This is the film’s North American Blu-ray debut read more

Book Review: Partners in Suspense

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on May 7, 2017

Publisher: Manchester University Press Release Date: January 18, 2017 “This book brings together new work and new perspectives on the relationship between Hitchcock and Herrmann. Featuring chapters by leading scholars of Hitchcock’s work, the volume examines the working relationship between the read more

Blu-ray Review: Lifeboat

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Apr 9, 2017

Distributor: Kino Lorber Release Date: March 21, 2017 Region: Region A Length: 01:36:58 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: 2.0 English DTS-HD Master Audio (48 kHz, 16-bit) Subtitles: English (SDH) Ratio: 1.39:1 Bitrate: 24.91 Mbps Notes: A DVD edition of this title was previously released by 20 read more

Blu-ray Review: Hitchcock/Truffaut

Hitchcock Master Posted by Devon Powell on Feb 6, 2017

Distributor: Universal Studios Release Date: December 20, 2016 Region: Region A Length: 80 min Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: 5.1 English DTS-HD Master Audio Alternate Audio: 2.0 English Dolby Digital Subtitles: English SDH, French, and Spanish Ratio: 1.78:1 Notes: A DVD edition of this tit read more
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