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Today, Hitchcock is revered for his contribution to cinema. But his reputation as a "serious" director came late, as new biographies from Michael Wood and Peter Ackroyd reveal.
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Beyond propaganda, trying to get under the skin of despots and dictators is a near-impossible task.
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Do "whatever it takes" to get your film made.
The more outlandish the film becomes, the looser its grip.
This film isn’t bad. Worse: it’s mediocre.
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