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Psycho III

Back to the ’80s: Psycho III

Welcome to Back to the ’80s. This recurring feature aims to take a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly from horror’s most beloved decade. Regardless of which category a particular film falls under...

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Dream a Little Dream of Me: Farewell, Bates Motel

I never thought Bates Motel was going to work. Back in 2013, I just saw it as one of the first in a lineup of several TV shows based on horror movies. Hannibal came out around the same time and I coul...

Psycho II

Why the Psycho Sequels Get a Bad Rap

When a horror film builds a reputation for being a classic, especially when it’s widely considered to be one of the best of all time, it’s harder and harder for it to become a franchise. People are th...

High Tension

Five Disturbingly Obsessive Horror Movie Characters

Obsession plays a large part in horror. The genre is rooted in human action and while everyone tries to maintain the balance that society expects, sometimes people go over the edge. Love and relations...

publicity still of Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore for Bates Motel

Advance Review: Bates Motel Season 4 Episodes 1 and 2

Bates Motel is back and it has officially gone full Psycho. The first two episodes of season four kick off a hell of a premier to let you know that all pretenses are over. As we saw at the end of seas...

Bates Motel Renewed for Two More Seasons by A&E

This just in: Bates Motel has been greenlit for two more seasons at A&E. The two season order means a guaranteed grand total of at least 20 more episodes of the Norman Bates origin story. You can ...

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Bates Motel Recap – Season 3 Episode 7

So, this season of Bates Motel continues to develop nicely. As we get closer to the finale there’s definitely a feeling of finality in the air. Things aren’t necessarily starting to wrap up, given tha...

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Bates Motel Recap – Season 3 Episode 6

This season of Bates Motel is really heating up, which makes sense as we’re technically in the back half now. A lot of things came to a head in this episode. Not everything, obviously, but it was none...

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Bates Motel Recap: Season 3 Episode 5

This week’s episode saw a healthy balance of plot and character arc as things with Caleb finally built to a head. After being kept on the back burner in the last episode, Dylan is front and center her...

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