The name “Norman Bates” possesses power. It’s instantly recognizable by just about anyone, anywhere, and it always evokes the same feeling of unease deep in the pit of your stomach. And that is despite a few sub-standard sequels. Since appearing in Hitchc more
If you’ve never seen real abuse, it’s not really about violence. It’s about control. Bates Motel is about control. Not just the kind of control I prefaced this notion with, although there is plenty of that, it’s also about self-control and the existential more
Carlton Cuse (Lost) and Kerry Ehrin (Friday Night Lights) create a seductively eerie atmosphere with their present-day set prequel to Psycho, Bates Motel. It is seductive in the sense that it draws you in, enticing with just enough mystery to keep the vie more
At first glance, Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) looks like any gangly teenage boy. He's sprawled across a tiny twin bed, fully-clothed and napping. A beam of late afternoon sunlight shines across his chest. His Girl Friday plays on a TV in the background more
It’s you and me. It’s always been you and me. We belong to each other.
That’s not the typical dialogue that a teen boy would say to his mother but, thankfully, Bates Motel , is no typical series - and Norman and Norma Bates do not comprise your typica more
With great actors, great producers, and great creators behind it, Bates Motel aired their series premiere tonight with the very tense and incredibly effective episode “First You Dream, Then You Die”. There was quite a bit of cynicism and negativity behind more
Have you ever wondered what could have lead Psycho’s Norman Bates to develop dissociative identity disorder and start dressing up as his mom and killing? Well, look no further as A&E premieres its brand new original series, Bates Motel tonight. The series more