I think there might be a few Austinites who will want to drive in for this one... and I wouldn't blame them.
On November 17th, the Houston Film Critics Society (of which I am a member) will be throwing an event that I'm frankly honored to be a part of - Hitchcock-Fest, a celebration of the master of suspense, Alfred hitchcock. Starting at 2:00 PM Central, we'll be doing a triple-feature - first Hitchcock's classic REAR WINDOW:
And then, the undisputed horror masterpiece, PSYCHO (I love this extended trailer - Hitchcock is surely toying with his victims here):
And then, as a special treat, we'll be giving the world a sneak preview of Sacha Gervasi's HITCHCOCK, starring Anthony Hopins, Helen Mirren, and Scarlett Johansson:
And it's absolutely free.
Yep, you read correctly. Just go to the Houston Alamo Drafthouse website here - http://drafthouse.com/movies/the_houston_film_critics_present_hitchcock-fest/houston - to reserve seats. Your $5 voucher insures that you get a seat and you can use your $5 towards any food or drink purchase. From 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM, you can take part in an amazing experience - seeing two undisputed classic Alfred Hitchcock films, and then seeing a new movie about the making of PSYCHO, two weeks before it will be released in Houston.
For those who have never seen REAR WINDOW or PSYCHO, this is your chance to see them on the big screen, and it should be very interesting indeed to see PSYCHO and then watch the nuts and bolts of how that movie came to be in Gervasi's new movie.
We'll also be selling T-shirts benefiting the Houston Film Critics Society, if you so choose - not only does it help throw events like this but we also help bring local awareness to our growing filmmaking community.
It's going to be a ton of fun, and I can't wait to be a part of it. I hope you will too. And Austin, nothing preventing you from hopping in the car and taking part in this event! Come join us for a little murder, and bring your mom! Norman always does...