Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Chilling Supercut Of Psycho Close-ups

hitch.jpg
hitch 2.jpg

Alfred Hitchcock or simply, The Master, is arguably the greatest director in history. His 1958 film Vertigo recently supplanted Citizen Kane as Sight and Sound magazine’s greatest of all time, and as the years pass, his stature only seems to grow.

He invented practically every trick in the book but one that is instantly recognisable as Hitchcockian is the super-tight close-up, particularly evident in his horror masterpiece Psycho.

So, pay attention all you would-be film directors out there, London-based editor Matt Anderson has helpfully done a supercut of all the close-ups used in that film and the effect is both chilling and educational. 

Study hard and be careful in the shower.

Related

partridge.jpg

The Partridge Top Gear Showreel Is Here

Cav4.jpg

Henry Cavill Talks Fashion And Film For ShortList MODE

Penn.jpg

Exclusive Clip From Sean Penn's The Gunman

skeletoncrewhero.jpg

Stephen King's The Jaunt Headed To The Big Screen

star-wars.jpg

Star Wars Episode 8 Confirms Release Date & Director

pixels2.jpg

First Pixels Trailer Drops

Comments

More

Why every man must watch La La Land

It's not just all bollocks singing and dancing, there's some serious life advice on show

17 Jan 2017

Did Indiana Jones & The Crystal Skull predict the Trump presidency?

Mind. Blown.

by Dave Fawbert
13 Jan 2017

The 7 best titles new to UK Netflix this week

13 Jan 2017

Top 10 Scariest Stephen King Scenes

13 Jan 2017

Home Alone with digitally added blood is truly disturbing

Kevin was an utter psychopath

by Dave Fawbert
13 Jan 2017

There's a new trailer for that insane Russian superhero movie

Yes of course there's a giant bear with a machine gun

by Dave Fawbert
12 Jan 2017

Andrew Garfield: "I have had amazing experiences with mushrooms"

The actor talks fame, mind altering substances and the time his mate kissed Taylor Swift's ear

11 Jan 2017

Haunting first trailer for film loosely based on the Aurora shooting

Powerful stuff

11 Jan 2017

Randy Quaid writes furious open letter to Meryl Streep

The Independence Day (and others) have some stuff to say

11 Jan 2017

Ryan Reynolds and Andrew Garfield made out at the Golden Globes

We always said Spiderman and Deadpool had chemistry

09 Jan 2017