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It's The Trailer For HITCHCOCK!!

Published at: Oct. 10, 2012, 12:38 p.m. CST by The Kidd

The Kidd here...

Hopefully you caught the old-school one sheet for Fox Searchlight's HITCHCOCK yesterday. Today you get a chance to give the trailer a looksie, and my... does it look fantastic...

I think it'll come as quite a surprise the incredible amount of difficulty Hitchcock had it making what is one of his most recognizable classics towards the end of his career after already establishing himself in the industry. And while Sir Anthony Hopkins appears back on his A-game after a few disappointing films, it's Helen Mirren that's really bringing the fire to this early look.

HITCHCOCK opens in select theatres on November 23. 

-Billy Donnelly

"The Infamous Billy The Kidd"

BillyTheKidd@aintitcool.com

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  • Oct. 10, 2012, 12:40 p.m. CST

    test

    by xega

    test

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 12:42 p.m. CST

    2nd

    by ray a

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 12:43 p.m. CST

    Looks fantastic. Like wholly entertaining movie.

    by JediRob

    Can't wait.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 12:43 p.m. CST

    But will it be better than Hancock?

    by ray a

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 12:46 p.m. CST

    Or better yet, Pirates of the Caribbean.

    by CodeName

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 12:49 p.m. CST

    Oh, this looks delightful.

    by Bill C.

    I'm going to grant that Hopkins' voice does sort of...persist...through a lot of his roles, but that didn't really take me out of the trailer. That said, Helen "Don't kill her off halfway, do it after thirty minutes" Mirren pretty much stole the trailer...yeah, this should be a fun watch...

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 12:54 p.m. CST

    It does look like fun, I love movies about Hollywood.

    by Randy

    They should go for pure entertainment value here.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 12:54 p.m. CST

    Looks good but...

    by phifty2

    ...the accent is terrible. Afraid it might detract from the experience. Doesn't feel like I'm watching someone play Hitchcock, it feels like I'm watching Hopkins play a fat, bald film director who happened to make Psycho.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 12:57 p.m. CST

    Looks really good! However, the makeup is somewhat distracting.

    by Ironhelix

    The acting is good enough, they could have gone a little lighter on the prosthetics.

  • http://www.ebaumsworld.com/pictures/view/82838245/ Its picture #21.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:06 p.m. CST

    Great stuff!

    by gerry derboven

    It's all about the character, not the voice inflection or accents, and this has 'character' written all over it. The best thing is that it doesn't seem to be some fawnish hagiography but a fun dissection of the eccentric persona that was Hitch. I love Mirren in this and the dialogues seem perfectly tailored for her feisty delivery. This is a movie i want to see!

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:06 p.m. CST

    Scarlett

    by B Arnold Quizzling

    Really does looks like Janet Leigh! Yowza! I think I would start believing in God if I could just fondle Scarlett's... and you know the rest of the story.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:06 p.m. CST

    Hells yeah! Looks great!

    by Steve Lamarre

    Hopkins still got it

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:11 p.m. CST

    Structurally moribund: a lifeless biopic script

    by Sepulchrave

    Focus on one short period and inject some drama by making it appear that there was a professional/ personal crisis during the making of some work that later is recognised as a masterpiece. Seen this script before. Also, fat suits are a bad idea, they just are. They never really work seriously and they are comedically tasteless. He looks like a shaved panda. And the voice is only Hitchcock's for every tenth word. The problem is that the greatest actor ever to play Hitchcock was Hitchcock. The paunchy strut, the macabre posturing, the drawling, jowling voice. You can't follow that: not even Hopkins can. You can't out-ham Napoleon.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:20 p.m. CST

    That last line

    by Charinger

    Was priceless. LOL, hillarious. And I like Helen Mirren's smirk after he said it.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:22 p.m. CST

    Is Toby Jones cursed?

    by Cactus228

    First he is "second" to play Capote, and now with the HBO where he plays Hitchcock, this movie comes out. Poor guy.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:25 p.m. CST

    Lame, lame, lame

    by GavinElster

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:27 p.m. CST

    Sepulchrave said it all

    by GavinElster

    You said it all, sepulchrave.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:28 p.m. CST

    Hopkins isn't even trying

    by Samuel Fulmer

    His voice sounds nothing like Hitch, and this looks like a Lifetime flick.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:29 p.m. CST

    The Girl looks preaty bad too

    by Samuel Fulmer

    But at least it has some drama to it, made up or not.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:30 p.m. CST

    The nose throws it all off

    by Redhead_Redemption

    He looks like hitchcock otherwise but They should have JGL'd his nose

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:44 p.m. CST

    sepulchrave well said.

    by frank

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:45 p.m. CST

    Goddammit, I hate this "glorious quicktime" shit for new trailers!!

    by TheSeeker7

    Why can't it just be a standard that everything's initially put out on youtube, not like you can go HD quality there.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:46 p.m. CST

    *not like you CAN'T go HD quality there... rather

    by TheSeeker7

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:49 p.m. CST

    Looks like Toby Jones....

    by Thakgor

    is gonna get a chance to outshine yet another great actor in the same role.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:50 p.m. CST

    More than about visuals!

    by Brett

    Biopics are tough because the idea isn't necessarily to imitate as much as translate. Hopkins is doing this. He did it in Nixon - I mean he didn't look like Nixon but it didn't matter (at least to me). He captured Nixon's essence. Same goes here for Hitch. It appears to me he's all in.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:55 p.m. CST

    Woodkid - Iron

    by vanchimera

    Good use of that track in this trailer. Looks fun.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:56 p.m. CST

    so, the point of the producers is to make fun of Hitchcock?

    by Gorgomel

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:56 p.m. CST

    But Nixon had Oliver Stone in his prime

    by Samuel Fulmer

    This is directed by who??????????

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:57 p.m. CST

    I'm sold

    by ghoulstock

    This looks like a lot of fun, although it seems to be entirely fictional (at least, if you base it on the Making of Psycho documentary that was on the dvd/blu-ray). It's nice to see Hopkins not just phoning it in, like he's been doing for the last few years. Also any excuse to see Scarlett Johansson in a shower is a good thing.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 1:58 p.m. CST

    Nobody does cranky like Helen.

    by Raptor Jesus

    This will be mildly entertaining. I like my entertainment somewhat mild, so I'll see it.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 2:08 p.m. CST

    Man oh man

    by B Arnold Quizzling

    Hellen Mirren looks fantastic for her age -- funny and graceful, a classic beauty. I think a threesome with Scarlett would be in order (although they probably wouldn't need me, those stuck up bitches).

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 2:14 p.m. CST

    HBO's Hitchcock movie will blow this out of the water

    by feldman10

    This looks like bland biopic shit. The HBO pic is about Hitchcock sexually harassing and stalking Tippi Hedren. Reviews this summer said it will permanently tarnish Hitchcock's legacy.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 2:16 p.m. CST

    Helen Mirren is always fun to watch

    by David Duchovny

    but this looks shitty. Hopkins phoned this in. Doesn't sound anything like Hitch. I worship the guy, and this isn't my god in this trailer. It's Tony Hopkins in a really bad fat suit.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 2:19 p.m. CST

    and how the fuck were they losing their house

    by David Duchovny

    when he used his fucking TV crew to film the damn thing. It was made on the cheap. Never heard this story before. I smell bullshit--and even if it's not bullshit, who the hell wants to see a movie about a rich guy who might lose his house?

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 2:22 p.m. CST

    and they better not show Tony Perkins on the set during the shower scene

    by David Duchovny

    That was his stand in. Perkins was out of town when that was filmed.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 2:24 p.m. CST

    Hopkins' voice sounds awful.

    by la_sith

    Fuck this movie. And fuck The Kidd. Every recommendation by this guy is terrible.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 2:25 p.m. CST

    Will Smith already played Hitch and (Han)cock.

    by kindofabigdeal

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 2:42 p.m. CST

    Sounds like Hopkins more than Hitchcock.

    by disfigurehead

    And in a bad make up job to beat. I might see it anyway.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 3:08 p.m. CST

    Jesus that sucks hard! The fat-suits in LITTLE BRITAIN were better

    by BenBraddock

    I said from the beginning this was badly cast... here's proof! Not even Hopkins can pull off that Hitchcock voice... sounds awful. Sorry to be so negative.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 3:08 p.m. CST

    Wow! That looks incredible.

    by one9deuce

    I can't remember the last time I watched a trailer and was 100% sure I would go see the film. This looks great.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 3:11 p.m. CST

    iTunes iSucks

    by Logan_1973

    ...and never works. Cool trailer tho. I love movies about movies. Looking forward to this big-time.

  • Toby Jones does seem to disappear into the role a bit more from the previews I've seen of The Girl. With this one I still see a bit too much of Hopkins, but he looks like he is having fun playing Hitchcock. In this case of dueling Hitchcock films, both are a must see.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 3:19 p.m. CST

    ahem

    by smylexx

    isn't it slightly controversial to have Hitch directing the famous shower scene? Didn't Saul Bass and Joseph Stefano both indicate that he wasn't even on the set during that auspicious day? This might be one of those 'Indianapolis Speech' debates but the latest info to come to light about this subject does strongly suggest that Bass might've been the one to shoot it.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 3:26 p.m. CST

    I can't wait, this looks really fun.

    by Chris

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 3:38 p.m. CST

    b arnold quizzling

    by one9deuce

    A threesome with Scarlett Johansson and Helen Mirren is an inspired suggestion.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 3:42 p.m. CST

    Saul Bass is a goddamn liar

    by David Duchovny

    Hitch directed that scene

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 3:43 p.m. CST

    I'll Keep It Short

    by FloristGump

    That looks bloody fantastic, definitely going to see that

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 3:47 p.m. CST

    Helen Mirren looks very fuckable indeed in Prime Suspect

    by David Duchovny

    check it out.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 3:49 p.m. CST

    I just watched REAR WINDOW...

    by Chris Moody

    ...and, damn, that is a great film! It had me guessing until the end!

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 4:02 p.m. CST

    ccchhhrrriiisssmredux

    by David Duchovny

    Grats. I'm envious. Wish I could go back and see them all for the first time. Now watch Vertigo.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 4:13 p.m. CST

    No DVD column this week, so: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008ERNLTS/

    by justmyluck

    Saw the DIAL M 3D restoration at a screening — pretty great (caveat: the few rear projection process shots look as flat as they are). Even though the film takes place mostly in the one room, the 3-D is really exaggerated, probably due to the dual-strip camera system demanding more distance between each lens. Hitch leaves the *comin' atcha* shots for key moments, but there's lots of dimensional play with flowers, liquor bottles and *the lamp* in the foreground plane. The image restoration itself is solid (beyond those few process shots).

  • And Jones looks and sounds kinda' like Truman Capote. So there ya go. The HBO film looks like more made-for-TV halfasssedry. The subject matter for "The Girl" might be more interesting, but "Hitchcock" at least looks like a solid film.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 4:29 p.m. CST

    voice

    by fullrotor

    They shoulda had Martin Landau dub Hitch's voice in. If you've ever heard him talk about Hitchcock he goes into a perfect impression every time (bonus materials on NXNW, etc.).

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 4:33 p.m. CST

    although

    by fullrotor

    Hopkins sounds good in the trailer. I'm just always entertained hearing Landau's Hitchcock voice...

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 4:43 p.m. CST

    Who gives a fuck if he sounds like Hitchcock or not?

    by Krinkle

    Can we all just wait to see how it comes off, y'know, in the actual movie?

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 5:16 p.m. CST

    What would Hitchcock think of Aint It Cool News, I wonder...

    by Phil Connors

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 5:34 p.m. CST

    ... her breasts are very large ...

    by DrMorbius

    ... be careless not to show them.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 5:43 p.m. CST

    Movies about Movies

    by Glenn

    Not my thing usually. Liked Bad and the Beautiful, The Player bored me (I was in the world of development at the time). This however, looks fun mostly for the Alma angle -- and you can't get any better than Helen Mirren, probably the best modern movie actress along with Streep. Hopkins' voice? Thank GOD he's not copying Hitchcock too closely. The same choice made Nixon a successful portrayal. You guys who only focus on the externals are really wrongheaded and it just shows that not everyone should be making movies because their decisions would be misplaced on the details... I mean, Mirren looks nothing like homely Alma but no one seems to be complaining about that. Nor does Biel look a damn thing like Vera Miles but I guess she and Scarlett get passes for being hot, right? Nerd hypocrisy. Hitch had to get out of his Paramount movie contract to make the film over at Universal with his tv crew. So yes, they were hocked. Maybe not indigent -- no one as famous as he at the time, would have to worry about going broke (the same way that Lucas was hocked up to his ears making ESB, though there was no way the studio would allow him to go broke by screwing up his production loans) -- but it was an added stress as PSYCHO was considered base while it was being made. **Someone up above said "that bore Jimmy Stewart." Dude, I try never to get personal on these boards -- but you're a severe cold sore.

  • Hopkins shortfall is noticeable for this long-term Hitchcock fan, and there's nothing *wrongheaded* about that. On the contrary, thinking for one moment that Hopkins is not trying to capture Hitch's look and speech is wrongheaded.

  • Actually, dude, for a while I thought you were a welcome addition to these boards because you seemed to have well thought out opinions. However, there was a pompous side to you like how you repeatedly brag about being in the film industry. You seemed a tad pretentious but I was willing to overlook it because you seemed to offer something different than the norm around here. Sadly, I was mistaken.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 6:19 p.m. CST

    Shadow of the Vampire was a great making of a movie movie

    by Deaft0ne

    Even though it was mostly fictional. I wonder if Hitchcock will take similar liberties?

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 6:19 p.m. CST

    justmyluck

    by Glenn

    What I'm saying is, just like in Nixon, he's trying to capture the essence without going overboard in exactitude... so that your mind is constantly dealing with the equation of a 1:1 perfection. I think playing someone famous actually demands a certain physical distance, whether in voice or appearance. It's what in actor's school they call, playing the character of the person, rather than playing the person. Hopkins is playing a character here who happened to be real.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 6:26 p.m. CST

    bobo

    by Glenn

    Sorry for the pomp and circumstance and pretension. I have little patience for those with no knowledge of how things actually go down in the industry, so that's my flaw, I'll own up. As for repeatedly bragging, I don't think I've done that; it's more about bolstering why I have the opinions I have from actual experience, they don't come from reading Cinefex and People magazine. As for your rash reaction to my 'cold sore' comment -- I just think there are certain historical touchstones that should be respected, and to say one of the greatest actors in history is a bore, set me off. Everyone's allowed one insult, and mine was pretty taciturn, comparatively. I just read above, it was you that said the bore comment. Anyway, it's fine, let's not communicate then. You're allowed your opinion, of course.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 6:32 p.m. CST

    jsutmyluck and the 1:1 issue

    by Glenn

    No, that would just be Kevin Pollack doing his incredible impression. But an impression is not a film performance. So, you're welcome. Oh, and talk to more actors, the smart ones would disagree with you.

  • Then you're going to have a hard time tolerating us peons on this board, most whom are just movie fans and are not in the industry. Be patient with us, your greatness. PS - As for my "rash" response to your "severe cold sore" comment, I think what you meant to say is that I'm a dick, but you made the leap to severe cold sore because when you think of dicks, you cant help but think about the severe herpes blisters covering yours. Might I suggest some valtrex?

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 6:42 p.m. CST

    Someone please explain

    by Glenn

    Why does everyone go to extremes when someone on the boards says they work in the business? It's like your hair rises on your back like an attacked cat. I've even said, "so what, big deal, I'm just trying to convey some real-world industry protocol/knowledge/pathways here, have I name-dropped? No. So someone claims such a thing and everyone instantly things they're full of themselves; I don't get it. As I said, if you knew who all was on the boards, you'd be surprised. You act as if we don't get occasionally bored at work too and like to read the latest go-rounds on the fansites and put in our two cents. Then when work ramps up, we disappear for a little bit, then we come back, etc. We're all the same here which is what's fun about the whole thing. Quit with the knee-jerk reactions. I've been through the mill in the movie biz, the inanity of the script development process, the preview process, the exec battles, the director absurdities, et al. I just have. So let's just stipulate, this is where my opinions come from and let's move on. I'm not puffing my chest to act superior, I like to interact with the people who care about movies as much as I do. Jesus!

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 6:48 p.m. CST

    Ooooookay Bobo

    by Glenn

    Time for us to ignore each other. Comment all you want or don't want; I copped to my insult but you had to go the way of penis allusions (what a train of thought you followed -- no, I meant cold sore... lip, or gums... but who cares, it's all non-academic now). I don't think of anyone as paeans, except the graphic/scatalogical types. I don't see what's wrong with setting the misinformed types straight about industry practices; as for cineaste-style opinions, we're all equal. Sorry I started the insult progress, I see it really flares into a virus once introduced into the AICN bloodstream. Let's both ease down now.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 6:49 p.m. CST

    Someone doth protest too much.

    by justmyluck

  • And you guys get bored at work just like us grunts? Im learning so much! Oh, blessed day! <p> Sorry to suggest you're pompous, rumourd. Youre good people just like the rest of us. Good down to earth people.

  • Now you can follow rumourd around instead of confining yourself to the Saturday shorts.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 6:55 p.m. CST

    justmyluck

    by Glenn

    I don't have to channel. Why not read some interviews? Helen Mirren on playing The Queen. Gary Cooper on Lou Gehrig. Hopkins on Nixon. Streep on...anything. Not my words. Theirs. Who protests too much? You could say that about either of us right now.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 6:56 p.m. CST

    LOL @ bobo :-)

    by justmyluck

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 6:58 p.m. CST

    Thanks for being film fans

    by Glenn

    We appreciate it.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 7:01 p.m. CST

    And we appreciate you my Lord!!!!

    by Bobo_Vision

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 7:02 p.m. CST

    Kidd, what's your background?

    by Glenn

    We share tastes so I'm curious.

  • Which brings us back to what you said, *it just shows that not everyone should be making movies because their decisions would be misplaced on the details*. We've definitely advanced from *channeling* to *projection*.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 7:05 p.m. CST

    Kidd is half Puerto Rican and half Dutch

    by Bobo_Vision

    He likes Apple empanadas and tortillas.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 7:08 p.m. CST

    Great trailer

    by Kakii

    Cant wait to watch this, Mirren is always good to watch and I like the dark humour in this, looks like it could be rather good.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 7:12 p.m. CST

    Rumourd, by the way, serious question for you

    by Bobo_Vision

    When's the last time you drank a beer or ate a cheeseburger?

  • And perhaps doing a pee pee touch. Ive always wanted to do a pee pee touch with someone in the industry!!!

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 7:32 p.m. CST

    aww, see, this is just torture now

    by TheSeeker7

    They throw in that bit at the end, that sure seems to imply that in Hitch's original cut for PSYCHO you could in fact (even if very quickly) see Janet Leigh's fully naked breasteses in the shower scene (so in this case, ScarJo) because of course we all know that's not how it ended up.

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 7:37 p.m. CST

    The Girl

    by fullrotor

    Anyone else kind of not looking forward to that one? I saw a screening of The Birds years ago and Tippi Hedren introduced it by basically going on and on (to a captive audience who just wanted to see a fun Hitchcock movie) about that same stuff, how Hitch was a creepy fuck who ruined her life, etc. I don't know what really went down, but it seems wrong that she's making a late career out of this issue when he can't defend himself, having been gone for 35 years or whatever.

  • LOL

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 8:46 p.m. CST

    If you are reading this, and you are industry...

    by The Marquis de Side 3

    ...STOP IT WITH ALL THE STUPID REMAKES!!! THE "ROBOCOP" REBOOT HAS THE WORST LOOKING COSTUME EVER!!! ORIGINALITY NOW!!! ORIGINALITY NOW!!! Sincerely Yours, The Audiences

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 9:16 p.m. CST

    why does he still sound like anthony hopkins?

    by la te ral us

  • Oct. 10, 2012, 9:52 p.m. CST

    Trailer looks good but the prosthetic makeup is HORRIBLE!

    by GreenSkinFlatHead

  • Oct. 11, 2012, 12:23 a.m. CST

    Toby Jones is a fantastic actor!

    by moonlightdrive

    And after watching the trailer for the HBO movie it looks by far the better and more interesting of the two.

  • At least as far as sounding like him anyway, but in general I think he could have put in a good performance. One thing can be said for both these incarnations though, at least they hired British actors for the part.

  • Oct. 11, 2012, 1:08 a.m. CST

    that looks epic as hell

    by IndianaPeach

  • Oct. 11, 2012, 2:46 a.m. CST

    Sepulchrave -- what the fuck are you doing here?

    by No Respectable Gentleman

    You're far too eloquent -- and accurate -- for this forum.

  • Oct. 11, 2012, 3:10 a.m. CST

    I must admit: Hopkins' performance is a little...

    by Darkness

    beguiling here. Maybe it's the over-adornment of prosphetics, or the fact that he sounds nothing like the man himself. Still, Hopkins played Nixon in a similar fashion: instead of relying on mimicry, he channeled his own impressionistic qualities of the man, which probably felt less cumbersome for the actor. The film on the other hand looks set to be entertaining. The casting looks like it's set the the perfect pitch - although James D'arcy doesn't exactly fit the bill as Perkins. I always had Andrew Garfield in mind: he has the perfect stature and identical personality traits seen in many of his performances of late. And Danny Elfman is on scoring duties: A good choice seeing as he adapted Herrmann's original score with adroit precision on Van Sant's remake.

  • Oct. 11, 2012, 6:59 a.m. CST

    That does look entertaining

    by Wcwlkr

    I'm usually don't care to see Biopics but that looks pretty entertaining.

  • He seldomly sounds like Hitchcock. He was clearly miscast in this. Also, it seems like they are fictionalizing the HELL out of the making of Psycho, which was NOT a problematic production or shooting.

  • Oct. 11, 2012, 7:08 a.m. CST

    Also, why the FUCK didn't they cast Timothy Spall?

    by Ricardo

    He IS fucking Hitchcock.

  • Oct. 11, 2012, 7:19 a.m. CST

    Re: moonlightdrive - Bob Hoskins retired due to Parkinsons

    by Ricardo

  • This kind of characterization would seem to fit the material better than a wholly accurate, biopic-esque portrayal. That would be boring here. This looks like fun.

  • Oct. 11, 2012, 8:36 a.m. CST

    Timorthy Spall would have been an incredibly good choice.

    by Sepulchrave

    The man is a genius but he's ignored as a mere character actor. And he has that loose lower lip that is a prerequisite. I said nobody could pull it off but Spall would give me pause. And he's proper fat. He knows about being fat. He can move like a fat man.

  • Oct. 11, 2012, 8:50 a.m. CST

    I like the use of IRON by Woodkid

    by D.Vader

    But I would have liked to have heard Funeral March for a Marionette in the beginning of the trailer. Still, a good trailer, its got me interested, and I think I'll definitely be seeing it.

  • Oct. 11, 2012, 8:58 a.m. CST

    I think it looks ok - i'd like to see it

    by Crimson Dynamo

    i agree with menstruatingheart that he's probably doing a broader hitch for the masses i never heard the losing the house story either. seems like at that point, he could easily pay for a movie out-of-pocket without taking a financial hit. in fact i wonder why most directors don't do that, if they really love the project. i remember reading a tim burton quote about that cartoony shot in the 1989 batman, where he is on the balcony at the beginning. he said that it looks like that because they had run out of money and i thought "really?" i'd pay for the crew and shit myself than let a crappy shot like that in my movie

  • Oct. 11, 2012, 9:04 a.m. CST

    Hey Bobo, I work in production too

    by D.Vader

    And I've heard that people like Duncan Jones and others do stop by and post every now and then, having fun, stirring things up.

  • Oct. 11, 2012, 9:12 a.m. CST

    LET HOPKINS BE HITCHCOCK!

    by 2for2true

    Where's the beef?

  • Oct. 11, 2012, 9:44 a.m. CST

    2for2true are you invoking the Shia?

    by D.Vader

    I hope not!

  • Oct. 11, 2012, 10:25 a.m. CST

    This looks... pretty good.

    by animatronicmojo

    I'm surprised, I think my love for movies about movie-making is winning out over my general hatred for biopics. Mirren as Mrs. Hitchcock seems great- I've always been intrigued by her and her silent influence on him. And ScarJo as JLeigh kinda works, too.

  • Toby Jones sounds and looks a bit better for the role (albeit still miles away from perfect).

  • Oct. 13, 2012, 8:51 p.m. CST

    That prosthetic makes Roger Ebert's look natural.

    by Arcadian

  • Oct. 15, 2012, 12:14 p.m. CST

    when i think actor for hitchcock i first think of paul giamatti.

    by vulturess