Sienna Miller has said that Alfred Hitchcock's abusive on and off-set behaviour would have ushered in 'an army' of women speaking out about him had he been working today.
With Sam Mendes presenting '1917' as if it unfolds in a single take, what are some of the best examples of this trick in the history of Hollywood?
Alfred Hitchcock's 'Psycho' changed cinema forever in unimaginable ways, but its most controversial scene - at time of release - may surprise you.
He says, "I want to make sure you are experiencing something from the perspective of the main character in the story. I'm a huge Hitchcock fan — I like the idea of being immersed in that perspective."
Actress Tippi Hedren rocked the world earlier this year when she spoke out about how film director Alfred Hitchcock abused her on set. When directly asked about the sexual assault claims, Hedren says the harassment of women is commonplace and wanted to raise awareness about being pressured by men. “I did it because this is legion all over the world,” she said. Women complain all the time about somebody trying to make a pass at them or have a relationship in which they are not interested.
Actress Tippi Hedren has claimed that she was sexually assaulted by the director Alfred Hitchcock when she worked with him in the 1960s. “It was an awful, awful moment,” she writes, adding that she felt powerless to tell anyone about the alleged advances because ‘sexual harassment and stalking were terms that didn’t exist’ at that time.
The British Film Institute (BFI) is committed to preserving the best homegrown films the UK has to offer. In response, the BFI created their Most Wanted list – a register of 75 intriguing films that for one reason or another have been lost to audiences. Director Peter Curran had to remortgage his house to finish the film and according to various sources, Lulu’s Scottish accent was too strong, leading to her being dubbed by Nikki Van der Zyl, best known as the actress who did the same for multiple Bond girls, including Ursula Andress in ‘Dr. No’.