By DAVID WEINER
March 12, 2013
Oscar winner Anthony Hopkins portrays the title legend in this amusing film about the Master of Suspense and his efforts to create one of the most famous horror films in cinema history. Based on the book Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho by Stephen Rebello, the film is a love story about Hitch and his wife/partner Alma Reville, played by Helen Mirren, during the making of the legendary director's seminal horror film. Hitchcock also stars James D'Arcy as Anthony Perkins, Jessica Biel as Vera Miles, Michael Stuhlbarg as Lew Wasserman, Toni Collette as Hitchcock's secretary Peggy, Michael Wincott as Ed Gein, Kurtwood Smith as Geoffrey Shurlock, Richard Portnow as Barney Balaban and Danny Huston as Whitfield Cook. Bonus features include a deleted scene and behind-the-scenes featurettes.