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Immersed in Movies: Howard Berger Talks 'Hitchcock' Makeup

While the first glimpse of Anthony Hopkins as the Master of Suspense in "Hitchcock" is startling (how could it be otherwise?), SFX makeup wiz Howard Berger makes us believe in the illusion almost immediately...
  • By Bill Desowitz
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  • January 2, 2013 12:52 PM
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Hopkins Talks Playing 'Hitchcock,' Insecurities and the Dark and Feminine Sides of the Legendary Director

During his transcontinental satellite press conference, Anthony Hopkins revealed details on playing the titular role in Sasha Gervasi's "Hitchcock." Hopkins, who once met Alfred Hitchcock, talks about his insecurities playing the role, his excitement to work with a first time narrative feature director, human nature and Hitch's dark and feminine sides. Check out some highlights courtesy of Hollywood & Mine. Read our review of "Hitchcock" here.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • November 20, 2012 4:58 PM
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EXCLUSIVE: 'Hitchcock' Set Visit with Gervasi, Hopkins, Mirren: "we explore the darker recesses of his mind"

When it opens Nov. 23, Fox Searchlight’s “Hitchcock,” starring Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren, will join a ‘frenzy,’ if you will, of new attention focused on the British master of suspense, including the HBO/BBC co-production “The Girl” and a year-long London celebration by the British Film Institute of Hitchcock’s entire oeuvre going back to the silent film era.
  • By Amy Dawes
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  • October 23, 2012 12:14 PM
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Johansson, Hopkins & D'Arcy in New Retro Images of Gervasi's 'Hitchcock'

A pleasingly retro spread features new images from Sacha Gervasi's potential Oscar contender "Hitchcock" (November 23) in the current issue of People Magazine. James D'Arcy is a dead ringer for Anthony Perkins, while a coiffed Scarlett Johannson channels Janet Leigh.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 5, 2012 12:35 PM
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Casting Watch: Hopkins Boards 'Noah,' Hoffman for 'Catching Fire' Game Maker & Fassbender's 'Assassin's Creed'

It's nice to start Monday off with news that a handful of our favorite actors have been cast in exciting new projects, including Anthony Hopkins in "Noah," Michael Fassbender in "Assassin's Creed" and Philip Seymour Hoffman in "Catching Fire"...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • July 9, 2012 12:23 PM
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