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Psycho

on Hitchcock, Ian Hackman

by Ian P. Hackman

4 days, 13 hours ago

It is a common view among Psychologists, especially Sigmund Freud, that many psychological pathologies arise from the society-dictated repression of instincts and desires. Indeed, in its constitution the […]

"Psycho" by Alfred Hitchcock

on Steven Mejia

by Steven U. Mejia

4 days, 14 hours ago

Psycho directed by Alfred Hitchcock has a focus on the male gaze. When the audience is first introduced to Norman Bates, the audience learns about his hobby, taxidermy. This is the practice of stuffing dead […]

The Triumphant Return of Study Buddies--Thurs 12/2 & Fri 12/3

on What's New @ HHSL

by Katherine Morley

4 days, 17 hours ago

As part of the reunion tour of our favorite Fun Lab activities, we are pleased to announce that, at long last, study buddies are returning! Just in time for finals season, these googly-eyed cuties are back to […]

Movie 11 - Fine Art influence on "Psycho"

on English 80 - Hitchcock

by Evelyn F. Abramowitz

4 days, 18 hours ago

Fine art has a profound influence on Alfred Hitchcock's slasher film Psycho. Most famously is the influence American painter, Edward Hopper, had on Psycho. Hopper's paintings deal with themes of solitude, […]

Psycho

on Hitchcock: Cinema, Gender, Ideology

by Ruby M. McElhone Yates

4 days, 19 hours ago

Hitchcock’s use of the cut in the infamous shower scene in Psycho emphasizes how we as the audience cut women into parts as perpetrators of the male gaze just as Norman Bates stabs her. When we first see Marion s […]