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UK Readers!! Britgeek Has One (1) Blu-ray Copy Of Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection To Give Away!!


Britgeek here.


There is never a bad time to celebrate the legendary career of the late Alfred Hitchcock, but with no less than two biopics rounding off 2012 in the form of both HITCHCOCK and THE GIRL, now may be one of the best times ever to look back at his astonishing career and the great many masterpieces that he gave us.


Now, whether you're a devout fan of his work or you've had your appetite whet by  the likes of PSYCHO or VERTIGO and are keen to delve into more, the newly released Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection – featuring 14 titles on dazzling Blu-ray – is an absolute must. Especially the 14-disc limited edition set, which is a thing of beauty.







And all this Hitchcockian goodness leads us to today's competition.


Please note that this contest is open exclusively to residents of the United Kingdom.


To mark the release of Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection, available now on Blu-ray from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, I have one (1) limited edition copy of the set to give away. To be in with a chance of winning, just answer the following question correctly:


Hitchcock's 1960 film PSYCHO starred Anthony Perkins as which motel manager with a dark secret?


A) Norman Bates

B) Patrick Bateman

C) John Doe

D) Jame Gumb


To enter, all you need to do is send me an email with the subject line “I AM A PSYCHO” and include your full name, location and answer.


For a bonus entry, tell me your answer via Twitter.


The limited edition version of Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection is comprised of hours of bonus features, a collectable 15-page hardback book, art cards, costume sketches, correspondence, photographs and more, plus the following 14 Hitch classics:


  • SABOTEUR (1942)
  • SHADOW OF A DOUBT (1943)
  • ROPE (1948)
  • REAR WINDOW (1954)
  • VERTIGO (1958)
  • PSYCHO (1960)
  • THE BIRDS (1963)
  • MARNIE (1964)
  • TORN CURTAIN (1966)
  • TOPAZ (1969)
  • FRENZY (1972)
  • FAMILY PLOT (1976)


Winners will be selected at random and notified shortly after the competition closes at midnight on Wednesday, November 28.


Best of luck!








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  • Nov. 14, 2012, 11:20 a.m. CST

    Oh sure, for Brits only!

    by DrMorbius

  • Nov. 14, 2012, 11:23 a.m. CST

    Nice prize, Excellent Collection, Good Luck mates!

    by DrMorbius

  • Nov. 14, 2012, 11:23 a.m. CST

    I'm struggling with the email link old chap..

    by LeonardsBellbottoms

  • Nov. 14, 2012, 11:24 a.m. CST

    I Say, Old Chap!

    by Dranem

    Surely you can open this up to us British folk in America! *drops monocle into tea

  • Nov. 14, 2012, 11:52 a.m. CST


    by NedNederlander

    No love for the Irish AICN reader

  • Nov. 14, 2012, noon CST

    No North by Northwest

    by chinofjim

    in the UK edition?

  • Nov. 14, 2012, 12:08 p.m. CST


    by Adam Stephen Kelly

    Northern Ireland is fine, but not ROI. Sorry!

  • Nov. 14, 2012, 12:08 p.m. CST


    by Adam Stephen Kelly

    Yes, I'm not sure why it isn't there.

  • Nov. 14, 2012, 12:42 p.m. CST

    North By Northwest's absence...

    by disgustingduo

    It was released on Blu-ray by Warner here in the UK (as they have the rights to it over here) and this is a Paramount set.

  • It just seems so goddamn cruel, to make it blatantly clear that for production purposes, ScarJo was actually naked there on the set for the shooting of that scene in the movie, but at the same time us as viewers know there won't actually be any nudity in the finished film. CRUEL I TELL YOU!!! :p

  • Nov. 14, 2012, 1:28 p.m. CST

    No comment on the lousy picture quality of Marnie, Frenzy, and Family Plot?

    by broderick crawford

    Reviews were brutal for those titles. The other titles ranged from ok to great. Sorry, I'm not paying $200+ for a set that isn't pristine. Not to mention all the extras are SD. What a gyp. Guess I'll just wait until Rear Window and Vertigo and the Birds and a couple others get single releases.

  • Nov. 14, 2012, 1:29 p.m. CST

    But North by Northwest and Psycho look gorgeous on Blu

    by broderick crawford

    Even if North by Northwest isn't included in the UK set. It's a beaut.

  • Nov. 14, 2012, 1:51 p.m. CST

    Northern Ireland is fine Britgeek

    by NedNederlander

    You're right. But alas I live in the Republic.

  • Nov. 14, 2012, 3:09 p.m. CST

    I guess you can disregard my entry, then

    by TheCommodore

    I don't live in the UK.

  • Nov. 14, 2012, 4:13 p.m. CST



    Do they have Blu-ray players and electricity points in the UK? It'd be expensive to run the cables under the castle moats surely? I kid of course old chaps. I'm from the UK but have no interest in this set. How much would they fetch on eBay do you think? Good work on the UK competition though. We get left out of the other stuff most of the time. More please.

  • Nov. 14, 2012, 5:38 p.m. CST

    Watched Marnie for the first time the other night

    by David Duchovny

    Tippie had never acted and her drama coach was the old school Hitchcock. Interesting to see how her old flamboyant style mixed with Connery's modern day realistic approach. Very weird movie. Two great performances, but the two of them acted like they were in two movies 40 years apart. I'd never seen anything like that before. Odd, but good movie. Plus, it has a rape scene. I know creepythinman likes those.

  • Nov. 27, 2012, 3:49 a.m. CST


    by sophie saint

    This is an absoloutely amazing prize! Fingers crossed!