Posts tagged "alfred hitchcock"

Sienna Miller Describes Her Creepy Casting Couch Experience

"[A director] had an actor in to read opposite me. We hadn't even been introduced. And the director told this guy to start seducing me and kissing my neck while we read. It was so weird. Eventually I just said: 'I can't do this.' And, of course, I was told I was difficult and all…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 17, 2012

Andrew Goldman & The “Tippi” Point For Social Media Jerkery

Here's a brief test of étiquette. You're a writer accused of asking an inappropriate question to a famous actor in a national magazine. Another writer takes you to task for what she sees as a history of this kind of inappropriateness. Your response? A) Ignore the criticism — you can't please everyone, right? B) Explai…
By: Andi Zeisler / October 12, 2012

Snappy & Saucy Lines From Hitchcock Heroines

The trailer for "Hitchcock" has been released, heightening our already Halloween-inspired itch for an Alfred Hitchcock movie marathon. The film stars Anthony Hopkins as the famed director and centers on his relationship with his wife (played by Helen Mirren) in additio…
By: Tres Sugar / October 11, 2012

Maybe Alfred Hitchcock Needed A Midnight Snack?

One would think being married to Alfred Hitchcock, the king of the macabre thriller, would be kind of strange. But apparently Hitchcock's wife, Alma Reville, had a similar dark sense of humor. Here she is with Alfred's head—a prop, natch—in the fridge. To me this photo is an exercise in how there's a person out…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 12, 2011

Sweet Release: What’s In And Out The Week Of October 15th 2008

MUSIC Secret Machines Secret Machines Known for their layered, creeping cacophony of self-loathing and sex appeal, the Secret Machines are back with their third record. The release is self-titled, so you know they want to get personal. These citified charmers will seduce you somewhere between the heaving drums, the deep vocals, and stunning…
By: Simcha / October 15, 2008

Mattel Releases Barbie For The Birds

I hated Barbie as a fat kid, for obvious reasons. She was super skinny, had cooler clothes than me, hung out with yuppies, and her make-up looked like my evil babysitter’s. Back in the day, Barbie seemed like the suburban spawn of Satan in her perfect little princess castle. But now that I’m an adult,…
By: Simcha / June 18, 2008