Category Archives: Directors

Of Phobias, Philias and Manias.

Human desires, fears and identities reside in the head. Alfred Hitchcock knew it too well and attempted to render it on film, boldly much later in life as the censors re-calibrated their limits of interference. Like an adolescent boy diddling with the discovery of penile erection, he went hunting. Self confessed facts abound about him; fear of anything authoritative, conflicting love for Alma Reville (wife) as well as his blonde leading ladies and a maniacal obsession with his craft; an artist of contradictions playing

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