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Everything posted by stillgoingtopluto

  1. Not sure if anyone else mentioned it (my computer is acting up,) But the TV show Castle payed homage to Hitchcock twice. The Lives of Others was a recreation of Rear Window and I believe it was the Double Down had a "criss cross" Double murder like Strangers on a Train. It's fun seeing everyone's ideas on this. I had never thought of many of these before. I also believe Minority Report with Tom Cruise has strong Hitchcock influences. Especially the wrongly accused man and unique camera angles.
  2. I always enjoyed seeing Hitchcock cameos but never thought about how they related to the movie. I only saw them as just fun little windows bringing the movie into our world. You're walking down the street and then say look it's "Hitchcock". However bringing it up in this class makes me believe there might be something more. In this case we hear bird sounds. As others have mentioned sometimes blocking out the sounds of the street and even overriding the dialogue. This along, with the title, of course give this foreshadowing that something is going to happen with the birds. But just in case
  3. I agree with others that the matchbook gives Cary Grant (Roger Thornhill) a chance for some Debonair yet self-deprecating humor. Perhaps I'm overanalyzing it but I also think I see a tinge of sadness when he says his initias are ROT and the O stands for nothing. Perhaps at this time when his life is in danger he's also going through some self evaluation. The matchbook in the scene bring some together on many levels especially a sensual one . *Spoiler Alert* The way the matchbook draws them together in this scene is possibly foreshadowing for how it's used to warn her in a scene towards the e
  4. First a quick question. Has anyone else had trouble signing on to the Forum? I was unable to sign on and unable to set my password so I finally just made a new account. Instead of going to Pluto I'm now still going to Pluto The thing I found most interesting in the opening credits is actually a repetition of a motif. The swirling images always have a smaller one growing out of the cener of a larger one. These patterns lseems to follow the crescendos that occur in the music. To me the effect is that you're being pulled in (Since it Vertigo, the fear of heights, maybe I should say pulled do
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