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January 11, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 2
films in focus
by Andrew Sarris
'Tis the season to grind out 10-best lists, and this is certainly not the year to turn one's back on tradition. Still, there is at least one prominent film critic who ... More >>
It was 50 years ago this week, Alfred Hitchcock taught the world to shriek. Sunday morning June 16, 1960, Psycho opened at two midtown Manhattan theaters, with crowds already lined up on Broadway.
Was it the insolently blunt title? Hitchcock's hilarious first-person trailer ("and here we ha ... More >>