The Girl debuted in October on HBO, which documents the relationship between Hitchcock and actress Tippi Hendren while they were making The Birds, starring Sienna Miller as Hendren and Toby Jones as Hitchcock. But the film about Hitchcock's life that is getting the most buzz is Hitchcock, starring Anthony Hopkins as Hitchcock and Helen Mirren as his wife Alma Reville. The film concerns Hitchcock's attempt to prove he's still relevant to cinema by making the slasher film Psycho. The film is already gaining Oscar buzz for Hopkins' and Mirren's performances. Both these films are catnip to Hitchcock fans but can they truly capture who Hitchcock actually was or is he too complex of a man to pin down? This article will focus on 1o things about Hitchcock that, while not decrypting him, will offer some fascinating background information on this master director.