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Big Screen Berkeley: Hitchcock’s “Sabotage” still shocks

“Sabotage”: From its opening shot of a dimming light bulb, the film defies expectations “Sabotage”: From its opening shot of a dimming light bulb, the film defies expectations According to the unattributed dictionary definition that prefaces Alfred Hitchcock’s Sabotage, the word sabotage means ‘wilful destruction of buildings or machinery with the object of alarming a […]

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Big Screen Berkeley: Suspicion

Cary Grant brings Joan Fontaine her milk in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Suspicion”. Cary Grant brings Joan Fontaine her milk in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Suspicion”. Though he’s been dead for more than 30 years, Alfred Hitchcock remains an instantly recognizable pop culture icon. His French acolyte Claude Chabrol, on the other hand, could have walked down any street […]