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Psycho vs Peeping Tom: Why was Hitchcock’s twisted murderer not a career killer?

Psycho vs Peeping Tom: Why was Hitchcock’s twisted murderer not a career killer?

Psycho vs Peeping Tom: Why was Hitchcock’s twisted murderer not a career killer? Psycho vs Peeping Tom: Why was Hitchcock’s twisted murderer not a career killer? In the late spring and summer of 1960, two films by world-renowned British directors opened in cinemas. Both movies shocked critics and audiences alike, but while Psycho was a massive hit and became Alfred …

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The Indy Film Club: American Psycho was a canary in the coalmine for the Trump era

The Indy Film Club: American Psycho was a canary in the coalmine for the Trump era

Donald Trump’s shadow looms over American Psycho. In Mary Harron’s razor-sharp satire, released 20 years ago, finance bro-cum-psychopathic killer Patrick Bateman worships the man. His eyes always dart nervously around the streets and high-end restaurants of New York City, on the lookout for him or his then-wife Ivana (the story is set in the late 1980s). He’s an even greater feature …

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