|release date (TV)||March 18 2013|
|starring||Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Nestor Carbonell, Max Thieriot, Mike Vogel, Nicola Peltz, Olivia Cooke|
SynopsisVera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore star in "Bates Motel," a contemporary prequel to the genre-defining film, Psycho (1960). This story begins with the early years of a teenage Norman Bates and his mother Norma who live in an old house overlooking the adjoining motel which they are renovating. The house and hotel both come with secrets of their own as does the new town which the Bates' now call home.
Horror fans have had to deal with so many shitty remakes, reboots, and rebarfs over the past decade that it’s almost like a bad joke. Has any other genre had to put up with so much shit? Nope. Miraculously last year, two horror reboots hit the small screen with seriously positive results: Hannibal and Bates Motel. I haven’t caught up with Hannibal yet, but I’ve heard terrific things. Of the two, that show has a less risky premise – being the tale of Hannibal Lector before Manhunter (which is the best Lector film – the Michael Mann one – and you know it). …Read More