David Thomson: The Moment of Psycho

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Acclaimed film historian and critic David Thomson speaks about the legacy of Alfred Hitchcock’s most important film as detailed in his book The Moment of Psycho: How Alfred Hitchcock Taught America to Love Murder.
Thursday, August 5, 2010
8:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Acclaimed film historian and critic David Thomson speaks about the legacy of Alfred Hitchcock’s most important film, as detailed in his book The Moment of Psycho: How Alfred Hitchcock Taught America to Love Murder.

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Read a book review of The Moment of Psycho.

In the book, Thomson demonstrates how Psycho represented all America wanted from a film—and how it still does. He is the author of The New Autobiographical Dictionary of Film and Have You Seen…? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films.

The book will be available for sale.

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