Monthly Archives: July 2014

Lifeboat: The Christian Hipster’s Summer Guide To Hitchcock

What’s a Christian Hipster supposed to do when faced with the master of suspense telling a story about 10 people stranded together at sea? Answer: Consider race relations, outrageous personalities, and potential sermon illustrations. Lifeboat (1944). With Tallulah Bankhead and John Hodiak. … Continue reading

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North by Northwest: The Christian Hipster’s Summer Guide to Hitchcock

It’s Hitch’s only MGM film, his quintessential cold-war thriller, and the guy who might be the greatest film star of all time in his most critically applauded suit, being gunned down by a biplane in the one of the most … Continue reading

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But, Why DO Christian Hipsters love Hitchcock?

Sure, his movies are fun and scary and all that, but Hitch’s appeal is pretty genuine. A quick search for “Hitchcock” on Etsy, the original hipster homemade haymarket, returns hits like a pair of Psycho themed graphic print flats and host of word … Continue reading

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Shadow of a Doubt: The Christian Hipster’s Summer Guide to Hitchcock

It has neither the greyscale heavy contrast gore-non-gore of Psycho nor the iconic camera trickery of Vertigo. Bernard Herrmann did not compose the score, and Edith Head did not design the costumes. So why was it Hitch’s favorite film? Shadow of a … Continue reading

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