Tag Archives: Anthony Perkins

REMEMBER MY NAME

Remember My Name
d. Alan Rudolph / 1978 / USA / 94 mins
Viewed at: National Film Theatre 2 @ BFI Southbank

Production Still from Remember My Name

Screened as part of the ever-excellent Flipside strand at BFI Southbank, Remember My Name is an oddly ambivalent beast, an almost anti-thriller (and noir contraire) in which Anthony Perkins is haunted by his past: literally and metaphorically, on screen and off.

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PSYCHO

Psycho
d. Alfred Hitchcock / 1960 / USA / 109 min
Viewed at: Downstairs @ the Prince Charles Cinema (London, UK)

Still from Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho

Is there anything at all that hasn’t already been said/written about post-silent Hitchcock, let alone about a film as canonical as Psycho? Probably not, that’s why I actually attempted, during a screening of the recent British re-release, to identify what I really don’t like about it.

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