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The Ending of Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Psycho’ Explained


Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 classic has one of the most famous plot twists in film history. Here’s what happens and what it says about spectatorship.

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Exploring the Legacy of the ‘Psycho’ Franchise


The influence of ‘Psycho’ is ever-present, but its sequels still have something to offer in the franchise’s canon.

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Anthony Perkins Will Always Frighten Us in ‘Psycho’


60 years ago, ‘Psycho’ set the gold standard for handsome homicidal maniacs. In this column, Jacob Trussell explores Anthony Perkins’ performance as Norman Bates.


Watch ‘Halloween,’ Then Watch These Movies


We recommend 12 movies to seek out after you see David Gordon Green’s new horror sequel.

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The Three Types of Feminine Monsters


Watch a video essay that sheds light on how feminine monsters perpetuate society’s age-old fears about women.

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Bernard Herrmann’s Remarkable, Unnerving Gift to Cinema


An overview of the career of one of America’s greatest composers.

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Watch Out For Mrs: Comparing Hitchcock’s ‘Rebecca’ and ‘Psycho’


What goes up, must come down. A look at two staircase scenes from two Hitchcock masterpieces.


‘Nightflyers’ Takes George R. R. Martin’s Murder Happy Brand to Space


No one can hear you scream in space, but your neighbors will hear you scream in your living room. The ‘Nightflyers’ trailer promises gore and fear.

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Peeping Bates: Voyeurism and Murder in 1960