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5 Best Additions That BATES MOTEL Made To The PSYCHO Mythos!

What’s been fun about BATES MOTEL for me as a life-long PSYCHO fan is trying to guess how and when certain threads from the original mythos will present themselves. Pretty much since the very beginning, we knew this modern remake of the story of Norman Bates and his Mother would eventually loop into the events […]

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From BATES MOTEL To PSYCHO: The Sad Existence Of Norman Bates

Although considered a disappointment upon its initial release, both critically and commercially, I look back on 1986’s PSYCHO III in retrospect as the linchpin of the entire franchise. Helmed by Norman Bates himself Anthony Perkins, the sequel picked up immediately following the events in PSYCHO II, but did something that the franchise hadn’t really ever attempted before […]

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Meet 4 Fellows That Unfortunately Happened To Be Named Norman Bates!

This is great! As a life long PSYCHO fan, I’m both excited yet slightly saddened that BATES MOTEL on A&E will be wrapping up with their upcoming 5th and final season. However, in honor of their grand conclusion, they’ve been putting together some fun promotional videos for their Facebook page, and here’s an idea I […]

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Marion Checks Into The BATES MOTEL In This New Final Season Trailer!

Wow. This really is the end! Our friends over at Entertainment Weekly just debuted the new trailer, along with some images of Rihanna as Marion Crane for the 5th and final season on A&E’s BATES MOTEL! The show has been a loose adaptation/prequel to Robert Bloch’s original novel, which in turn was turned into the […]

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Did You Catch This PSYCHO Easter Egg In The BATES MOTEL Season 4 Premiere?

Last night, A&E kicked off the 4th season of their hit series BATES MOTEL and wasted no time in getting straight to the shocks. At the top of the episode titled “A Danger To Himself and Others,” Norman (Freddie Highmore) is found wandering a field, talking to himself and then gets knocked out and dragged […]

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“Master of Horror” Stuart Gordon Almost Directed A PSYCHO Sequel?

As die-hard horror fans, we’re always searching for every little detail we can find regarding all of our favorite franchises. It’s part of the reason fan-made documentaries paying tribute to specific movie series have been so popular this last decade. Everything from HALLOWEEN: 25 YEARS OF TERROR to NEVER SLEEP AGAIN to CRYSTAL LAKE MEMORIES […]

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2 New Sneak Peeks At DAMIEN, THE OMEN TV Series!

For a while there, horror fans tended to frown on the idea of “remakes,” but it seems like there’s been a new successful way to appropriately approach retelling stories from some of the most iconic horror properties — on TV! Reinterpretations like BATES MOTEL, HANNIBAL and SCREAM have all been rather successful. And there are […]