Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock KBE (August 13, 1899 April 29, 1980) was a British-born film director and producer, closely associated with the suspense thriller genre. He began directing in the United Kingdom before working mostly ... more
In the old days villains had moustaches and kicked the dog. Audiences are smarter today. They don't want their villain to be thrown at them with green limelight on his face. They want an ordinary human being with failings.