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A boy’s best friend is his mother – Psycho IV

After three cinematic visits to the Bates Motel, Universal decided to end the series with a made-for-TV-movie. In it, they try to shine some light on the mysterious past of Norman Bates and tells us, who he became the murderous … Continue reading

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A boy’s best friend is his mother – Psycho III

The “Psycho“-saga continues with part three. This time, Anthony Perkins personally directed the film, his very first. Although he originally wanted to shoot the film in b/w, the studio insisted on shooting in colour. Heavy spoilers for this movie and … Continue reading

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A boy’s best friend is his mother – Psycho II

23 years after the original and three years after Hitchcock’s death, Universal Studios dared to make a sequel to the classic. The author of the original book, Robert Bloch, hade written his own sequel, which’s plot centered around a Hollywood-adaptation … Continue reading

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A boy’s best friend is his mother – A Psycho Retrospective

As Halloween is approaching, I was thinking about doing a horror-movie-retrospective. as there are so many franchises that are constantly reviewed around this time, I wanted to look at a lesser-known series, and I picked the “Psycho”-franchise. Directed by Alfred … Continue reading

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