When America Went Psycho

Friday, December 25, 2009


Film critic and author David Thomson argues in his new book that Alfred Hitchcock's film "Psycho" marks the moment when America learned to love violence, sex and voyeurism. Thomson also says that "Psycho" marked the beginning of the end for the film censor's strict code.

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owen from china

I think it may be very good

Aug. 11 2010 08:13 AM
Rick Mitchell from Los Angeles, CA.90036-4822

Two corrections for Mr. Thomson: toilet bowls were seen in the film THE MATING GAME released four months before PSYCHO and an off-screen toilet flush was used for a comic bit in DINOSAURUS!, released a month before PSYCHO.

Rick Mitchell
Film Editor/Film Historian

Dec. 27 2009 08:14 PM

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