Book Review: Phantom Lady

“Phantom Lady: Hollywood Producer Joan Harrison, the Forgotten Woman Behind Hitchcock” written by Christina Lane (“Feminist Hollywood”), is named after the first film Joan Harrison produced. The metaphor draws on Harrison’s career debut and her ghostly legend and myth. Hired initially to be Hitchcock’s secretary, her insight and eye for good stories made her one of his most valuable collaborators as she worked with him and his wife Alma Reville, writing and producing. Continue reading Book Review: Phantom Lady

Hitch’s Girl: Investigating Alfred Hitchcock’s Mistreatment of Tippi Hedren

This Halloween will probably see many of us revisiting some classic horror films, and it’s more than likely that one of those films will be “The Birds” (1963), a horror film from Hollywood’s ultimate master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock. And, while “The Birds” is an effective horror (a small coastal town becomes under attack from birds for no apparent reason), what is perhaps more horrific is the story behind the scenes regarding Hitchcock’s abusive treatment towards the star of the film, Tippi Hedren. Continue reading Hitch’s Girl: Investigating Alfred Hitchcock’s Mistreatment of Tippi Hedren

Bad Girls: The Greatest Female Villains In Films (Part 1)

From Wicked Witches, to Ice Cold Bitches…This is the ITOL countdown of cinema’s greatest and meanest “Bad Girls” as voted by you! Join us for our countdown from Number 15 to Number 11 in our Part 1! Number 15: Rose Armitage from “Get Out” (2017) By Claire L. Smith Rose Armitage from Jordan’s Peele‘s directorial debut hit “Get Out” quickly captivated audiences due to Allison … Continue reading Bad Girls: The Greatest Female Villains In Films (Part 1)