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Movie Moment: Suspense In Frenzy

Film buffs love referring to Alfred Hitchcock. Invariably you’ll hear them rave about Psycho, Rear Window or Vertigo . Rarely do I hear anyone praise Hitchcock’s personal favorite A Shadow Of A Doubt, let alone his earlier English films. by Karel Segers BACK TO ENGLAND After all, Hitchcock’s greatest successes were his American movies starring Cary Grant and Jimmy Stewart. …

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The Flashback: No Time Like The Present

The flashback – like its ugly brother the Voiceover – has caused some heated debate. If used well, it can be a great way of getting exposition across or spicing up your script. If used badly, flashbacks suck. Worst case scenario, they can seriously dullify your story. by Karel Segers I’m not going to talk about all-out non-linear movies such as Pulp …

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