Ep 54. THE HITCH-HIKE: Villains

The better the villain, the better the picture. Alex and Jonathan put this phrase to the test as they look at the sinister side of Hitchcock’s films and discuss the bad guys of Strangers on a Train (1951), Dial M for Murder (1954), and Psycho (1960). We talk about driving a film through its antagonist, keeping dialogue-heavy films interesting, and the right way to do structural and plot twists.


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Skip to: Strangers on a Train (3:45), Dial M for Murder (27:16), Psycho (52:22), Overall (1:33:25), Coming Attractions (1:38:49)

Resources referenced in this episode:

Next time on the podcast we look at the technical proficiency of Alfred Hitchcock in:

Intro/Outro Music:
Ash by Mike Braudrick

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