119 minutes | Oct 26th 2020

Episode 105: Psycho

60 years ago, the master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock created a film that would slice its way into the memories of filmgoers everywhere and redefine the horror genre, paving the way for the slasher film as we know it: Psycho. Kyle Brunet joins us again as we discuss the startling impact of this seminal suspense film, explore Hitchcock's techniques to shock and terrify his audience, and note the unusual promotional and marketing gimmicks for the production. Warning: Contains explicit language, spoilers, and a disdain for shot-for-shot remakes.Subscribe to our podcast here.Listen to us on Stitcher here.Interested in getting more from this episode? Check out supplemental material for this episode here.Do you have any motel stay horror stories that will keep us up nights? Have you ever had the chance to visit the Psycho set at Universal Studios? Do you want defend Van Sant's "reimagining"? Leave a message and keep the conversation going.
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