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The Hitchcock Gallery

This short video-essay compares various themes and techniques that Alfred Hitchcock developed over his career. With 40 titles, it includes every feature film Hitchcock made from 1934 through to his retirement in 1976.

341. Edward Scissorhands

Ever wondered where snow comes from? That and other wonders – and horrors – live inside Tim Burton’s classic.

121. Gone Girl

Adapted from Gillian Flynn’s best-selling thriller, David Fincher’s film keeps its most surprising twist until the final shot. And it’s not what you think.

98. Peter Weir – Master and Commander

Peter Weir: 6 Oscar nominations, no wins. No other living director has been so denied the statuette. Does it matter?

28. Max Steiner

Max Steiner’s credits include some of the most popular films of all time. And while his influence is still heard today, his mentors echo down from the 19th century.

9. Ennio Morricone

With over 400 film scores, Ennio Morricone has worked across many genres and with many of directors, yet has maintained his own inimitable sound.

7. West Side Story

A Broadway smash, West Side Story may have borrowed its plot from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet but the film itself drew inspiration from somewhere else.


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