Author Archive for: ‘Megan Carrigy’

Re-staging the Cinema: Psycho, Film Spectatorship and the Redundant New Remake

The press kit issued by Universal for Gus Van Sant’s controversial 1998 remake of  Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (USA 1960) points out that, “like many film-watchers of his generation, Van Sant first saw Hitchcock’s Psycho on television.”[1] D. N. Rodowick, another child of the generation for whom television programming and broadcasting practices played a central role in shaping and transforming film …

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