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Retro Movie Review: Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘North By Northwest’
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North By Northwest
Available now on Blu-ray
Written by Ernest Lehman
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis, Leo G. Carroll, Martin Landau
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Runtime: 136 minutes
Release date: July 28th, 1959

The Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, is one the greatest filmmakers of all time. One of his classics is the 1959 mystery thriller North By Northwest starring Cary Grant, James Mason, and Oscar winner Eva Marie Saint. The film ranked 55th on the American Film Institute’s 100 years, 100 movies list as well 4th in their list of 100 Thrilling American Films. Debuting in theaters a year after Hitchcock’s classic Vertigo, and a year before he changed the game of horror with Psycho, North By Northwest in unique in the sense, the three years before James Bond burst onto the scene in Dr. No, North By Northwest created the template for the famed spy-hero. Now, thanks to Turner Classic Movies and Fathom Events, North By Northwest is in theaters for one more day as part of TCM’s Big Screen Classics series.

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‘The Twilight Zone’: The Complete Series Arrives On Blu-ray Today
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Travel to another dimension of sight and sound this fall with The Twilight Zone: The Complete Series. Featuring new packaging, this 24-disc Blu-ray set includes all 156 episodes from five seasons (over 74 hours of content), and arrives on December 13, just in time for the holidays.

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The Twilight Zone: The Complete Series On Blu-ray & DVD October 11
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Travel to another dimension of sight and sound this fall with The Twilight Zone: The Complete Series. Featuring new packaging at an affordable price ($79.99), this 25-disc DVD set includes all 156 episodes from five seasons (75.5 hours), and arrives on October 11, just in time for the holidays.

Voted as #3 in the Writers Guild of America’s list of “101 Best Written TV Series” and included in TV Guide’s list of “Top 50 Shows,” the show includes guest appearances from Art Carney, Burgess Meredith, Cliff Robertson, Dennis Hopper, Bill Bixby, Leonard Nimoy, Burt Reynolds, Don Rickles, Jack Klugman, Robert Redford, Lee Marvin, Martin Landau, Telly Savalas, William Shatner and many more.

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New ‘Frankenweenie’ Featurette Video Released
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A short new featurette has been released looking at the making of Tim Burton’s upcoming stop-motion feature, Frankenweenie.

The video discusses how personal the project is to Burton, the actors involved—including Martin Short, Catherine O’Hara, Winona Ryder, and Martin Landau—and who they’re playing, and looks at some of the puppets and sets used for filming.

You can check out the new making of featurette for Frankenweenie by clicking on over to the other side now.

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‘Frankenweenie’ Trailer: Tim Burton’s Tribute To Classic Horror Films
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As you saw from our reaction post made earlier today, we are pretty excited for Frankenweenie.

It’s a Tim Burton film that blends classic horror motifs (mostly from Frankenstein) with stop-motion animation and 3D effects. We’ve already seen two trailers for Frankenweenie, but none of them paid homage to the classic horror films the way this new retro trailer does.

Check it out below.

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