Bates Motel 1.01 Review

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 horrors that can materialize when you begin to lose it, particularly to the will of another person. Controlling someone, despite how it might render obvious, is all about altering their self-control. Not eliminating it, fine tuning it to not only accept the worldview that someone else is in control, but to choose that worldview to wear the label ‘normal’. The process is a journey, and Norman Bates is on that journey right now, and what a fascinating road trip it has turned out to be. READ MORE...
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