Video: Subliminal Themes In Hitchcock’s ‘Psycho’

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At the time of it’s release in 1960, Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho was not warmly received by film critics, perhaps because it was too daring for the time. The consensus nowadays is that Psycho is a classic and cinematic art, and admired by just about every cinephile around the world. One of the film’s most essential features which has received the scantest of attention is the musical score by Bernard Herrmann. Rob Ager recently posted a very informative well thought analysis of Hermann’s masterpiece. Here is Ager’s interpretation of main theme to Psycho, which he argues has multiple personalities much like characters in the movie. If you enjoy the videos below, I highly recommend you head over to Ager’s website Collative Learning. Enjoy!

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1 Comment
  1. sillytee says

    WOW ricky ..i have been looking for this for ages now.. he had a great analysis of the exorcist (among others) on youtube..but now it looks like we can only purchase it on dvd. so many thanks for bringing this site to my attention!!i”m about to check out his take on the best movie ever made: ‘Mulholland Drive’
    if it was legal in jersey, i’d ask you ot marry me!!!! hahahaha

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