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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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Master Of Horror Mick Garris Unleashes New Novella UGLY!

Mick Garris continues to be tremendously prolific in all his creative endeavors. The creator of the Showtime series “Masters Of Horror” just wrapped up an episode of the show DEAD OF SUMMER, which premieres June 28th on the Freeform network. He’s also recently done episodes of WITCHES OF EAST END and RAVENSWOOD; Scream Factory recently announced […]

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Long-Lost Vintage Video – Behind The Scenes of PSYCHO II!

If you’re still in mourning from the conclusion of A&E’s 4th season of BATES MOTEL, hopefully you’ve been finding solace by revisiting the original Anthony Perkins fronted movies? Or maybe you’re already a die-hard PSYCHO fan and know & love the original Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece and it’s sequels. Either way, when it comes to the […]

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Have A Look At This Long-Lost PSYCHO Deleted Footage!

This footage has been floating around the internet for years, but as someone who cites the original 1960 Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece, PSYCHO, as one of my all-time favorite films, it’s always good to revisit, analyze and discuss. When PSYCHO originally played on the big screen back in it’s initial run, the following extra frames were […]

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When Will The Inevitable Happen On BATES MOTEL?

Warning: Spoilers regarding both BATES MOTEL and the PSYCHO series follow. Holy smokes! A&E’s BATES MOTEL is only 2 episodes into their 4th season and it’s been off to a (pun intended) killer start! Despite being well versed in the previous incarnations of Norman Bates’ story through either the PSYCHO films or the Robert Bloch […]

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“I Should Have Killed You When I Had The Chance” – A Tribute To Cinema’s Most Overused Phrase!

I’ll admit it. I love “Supercut” videos. Anyone that takes the time to edit together either a specific movie theme, line or topic always gets my respect and I always find myself watching these compulsively from start to finish to try to see how many titles I’ll recognize. Today, we’d like to share with you […]

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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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CHARACTER SHOWDOWN – Can There Only Be One Norman Bates?

This “Character Showdown” almost doesn’t seem fair, but it does warrant a serious discussion. When you say Norman Bates, it’s impossible not to immediately think of Anthony Perkins. And for quite a while there, it seemed as if no one else could possibly touch the role of Norman Bates without stepping on his toes. After […]

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Check Out This MOTLEY CRUE / Norman Bates Mash-Up!

I love Norman Bates. And I love the PSYCHO franchise. And I also love music. Most people are aware of my love of PSYCHO, since I made a documentary honoring the franchise about 5 years back. And so anytime someone comes across (or even makes themselves) something cool and PSYCHO related, I usually find it in my […]