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There's a moment near the climax of You're Next, the plebeian slasher-fest from indie director Adam Wingard, that subtly evokes Alfred Hitchcock's Torn Curtain, specifically the infamous farmhouse kitchen sequence, in which the master of suspense examined just how hard it is to kill a person. (It takes time and effort.) Wingard's scene is not as overt, but the ... [Read]

This year's outdoor film series on the National Mall, sponsored by HBO and Comcast, draws to a close next Monday, Aug. 6, with a screening of the Alfred Hitchcock classic Psycho, starring Anthony Perkins and of course Janet Leigh and her famous shower scene scream. Monday, Aug. 6, at sundown (approximately 8:30 p.m.) National Mall, between 7th and 12th Streets ... [Read]