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  1. May 20, 2014

    Cannes Film Festival: Fresh, healthy fare

    All human life is here at the Cannes Film Festival, off screen as well as on. The crowds this year have boggled credulity....

  2. May 8, 2014

    The Lovesong of Alfred J Hitchcock, 59E59 Theater, New York – review

    Thirty-four years after his death, the legacy of Alfred Hitchcock continues to grow. Or, should I say Alfred Joseph...

  1. April 11, 2014

    UK’s Elstree Studios begins multimillion-pound expansion

    Charlie Chaplin is said to have described it as the “home of the British film industry”, a British Hollywood where Alfred...

  2. November 20, 2013

    Strangers on a Train, Gielgud Theatre, London – review

    There’s an art to adaptation across media, in finding a golden mean between fidelity to the existing work, bringing out its...

  3. September 27, 2013

    John Abercrombie Quartet: 39 Steps

    Although the title track is one of four named after films by Alfred Hitchcock, unbearable tension and swashbuckling are...

  4. July 25, 2013

    Film reviews: Frances Ha, The Wolverine, Dial M for Murder, Blackfish, Viramundo and Days of Grace

    I’m not sure what Noah Baumbach’s Frances Ha is about, which is one reason I like it so much. (I offer only the...

  5. February 7, 2013

    Cinema review: Hitchcock, I Give It a Year, A Liar’s Autobiography and more

    Who was the greatest film star never to star in a film? Only one answer: Alfred Hitchcock. At the peak of his towering and...

  6. February 1, 2013

    Power players

    It’s probably the nearest I will ever get to being the Queen. In a private room, furnished with scarlet and gilt chairs, I...

  7. September 28, 2012

    Coming out of a screen near you

    There seems little we can do to stop the relentless march of cinema’s latest technology. The third dimension reigns supreme....

  8. beyondbrics

    September 12, 2012

    Further reading: aspects of China

    Wednesday’s picks from the beyondbrics team: on China’s poor, its language, its luxury market and its disappearing leader....

  9. July 27, 2012

    Hitchcock’s girl

    There is quite a procedure surrounding meeting Tippi Hedren at Shambala, her Californian home, because it is in a gated...

  10. Material World

    June 14, 2012

    Cinema’s obsessives celebrated

    Hazel Sheffield  Just days after returning from styling Madonna on her MDNA tour – a certain wardrobe slip-up in Istanbul...

  11. June 7, 2012

    Consortium closer to Battersea deal

    A consortium of Malaysian property developers has moved a step closer to taking control of Battersea power station....

  12. April 6, 2012

    A frank faction

     Fear in the Sunlight, by Nicola Upson, Faber, RRP£12.99, 432 pages “Faction”, the art of weaving fictitious stories around...

  13. September 23, 2011

    The Fear Index

    The financial world is a difficult milieu for the thriller writer. In theory, all that wealth and conflict – the fear and...

  14. March 4, 2011

    The List: Five landmark horror films

    With the release of the extravagantly-packaged Saw: The Final Cut (get it a box set of seven DVDs featuring 11 hours of...

  15. February 11, 2011

    Small talk: Joshua Ferris

    Joshua Ferris came to fame in 2007 with his acclaimed debut novel Then We Came to the End, set in a Chicago ad agency. The...

  16. January 17, 2011

    Goldman’s self-improvement plan is likely to falter

    Goldman Sachs’s decision to unveil a long-awaited set of internal reforms to respond to its critics last week has inspired...

  17. September 24, 2010

    Blame the country for poor cinema

    I watched a trailer for the forthcoming London Film Festival the other week, and there was a short section devoted to...

  18. September 17, 2010

    Istanbul’s peerless palace

    The Pera’s newly restored main hall I had just observed one of the time-honoured traditions of Istanbul, and surrendered to...

  19. March 19, 2010

    ‘Psycho’ analysis

    Late in 1959, the world was treated to a weird spectacle. A portly, well-known Englishman appeared on movie screens, showing...

  20. January 22, 2010

    Pane threshold

    Windows are becoming walls It might be a cliché but if the eyes are the windows to the soul, that should make the windows...

  21. FT Tech Hub

    June 28, 2009

    Disney museum renders animation innovation

    Pixar, Dreamworks and LucasArts are major data crunchers in the Bay Area, with their studios using vast ranks of servers to...

  22. March 14, 2009

    Joshing with Jonathan is not enough

    Does it matter what artists have to say about their work? We don't seem to think so today. Ironically, in an age that...

  23. March 14, 2009

    Joshing with Jonathan is not enough

    Does it matter what artists have to say about their work? We don’t seem to think so today. Ironically, in an age that...

  24. February 28, 2009

    TV choice

    Saturday's Paul Merton Looks at Alfred Hitchcock (BBC4 9.00pm) is a brisk, light-hearted but informative introduction to...

  25. January 17, 2009

    Films on release Nigel Andrews

    A Christmas Tale Arnaud Desplechin 150 mins (15) Arnaud Desplechin's domestic drama is a French art gem to inaugurate...

  26. January 17, 2009

    DVD releases

    Eden Lake James Watkins, 2008 Optimum The current age of anxiety has created a boom in viscerally nasty horror movies. One...

  27. January 3, 2009

    TV films

    In Saturday's Southern Comfort (BBC1 12.15am), Walter Hill, then at the peak of his powers, transposed the story of...

  28. October 25, 2008

    DVD releases - Karl French

    Iron Man Jon Favreau, 2008 Paramount Jon Swingers Favreau and Robert Downey Jr - an intriguing, even bold piece of casting...

  29. August 16, 2008

    Heights and depths

    See it run across the rooftops of the world. See it leap the divides of years and decades. See it pursue the ruthless,...

  30. June 21, 2008

    Hollywood’s famed European imports

    From Mr Wes Pedersen. Sir, Ron Taylor tells us (Letters, June 14) that Hollywood had an ace in the hole when it came to...

  31. June 14, 2008

    TV films

    When Alfred Hitchcock moved to the US in 1939 his first project was due to be the story of the Titanic, but producer David...

  32. April 26, 2008

    Films on release Martin Hoyle & Nigel Andrews

    Persepolis Marjane Satrapi 96 mins (12A) Writer-artist Marjane Satrapi brings her own graphic novel to the screen in...

  33. March 1, 2008

    DVD RELEASES

    Rocco and His Brothers Luchino Visconti, 1960 Eureka Hailed on its release nearly 50 years ago as urgently political and...

  34. January 19, 2008

    DVD RELEASES

    The Accident Joseph Losey, 1967 Optimum This study of moral lassitude in 1960s academia was Joseph Losey's second...

  35. December 4, 2007

    SEC and CFTC in turf battles

    In a nod to film-maker Alfred Hitchcock, a senior regulator at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission made an impassioned...

  36. November 24, 2007

    Film - Karl French

    North by Northwest (Five 5.10pm) was conceived by Alfred Hitchcock and his gifted screenwriter Ernest Lehman as Hitchcock...

  37. September 29, 2007

    God's struggle for quality airtime

    At 8.00 last Sunday morning, the Biography Channel broadcast an hour's evocation of the work of Alfred Hitchcock. One of...

  38. August 4, 2007

    Mr Hitchcock

    Mr Hitchcock by Quentin Falk Haus Books £20 FT bookshop price: £16 Does the world need another book on Alfred Hitchcock?...

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