anthony perkins

The Unseen: 'Edge of Sanity'

Sometimes when actors give a brilliant and memorable performance it becomes their identity, the only role people can see them in. It becomes difficult for them to perform other roles because they are perpetually trapped in this iconic performance. In that regard, everyone knows Anthony Perkins as the legendary Norman Bates from Psycho.
Rebekah McKendry - 02/27/2014 - 6:30pm - 0 comments

6 'Psycho' Movie Characters We'd Like To See On 'Bates Motel'

I don't know about you guys, but I am beyond stoked for the return of 'Bates Motel' on A&E, which kicks off its 2nd Season on March 3rd. As a die-hard Psycho fanatic (hell, I made a documentary about the entire original franchise), the funnest part of the show for me has been seeing what direction they take this new version of the story. By setting it in modern day and changing a few key aspects from the original movie, they've already created a unique new mythology and universe for these characters to flourish in. And because of that, anything goes!
Rob Galluzzo - 02/03/2014 - 12:00pm - 0 comments

Original 87 'Bates Motel' Pilot Comes To DVD

Long before Freddie Highmore and Vera Farmiga slipped into the roles of Norman and Norma Bates, there was another TV pilot titled 'The Bates Motel' from 1987 and after years of floating in obscurity and only being available on the bootleg market, it's finally been given a quiet DVD release via Universal's "Vault Series".
Rob Galluzzo - 10/09/2013 - 2:00pm - 0 comments

5 Changes Made To The 'Psycho' Mythology For 'Bates Motel'

Having examined, investigated and completely broken down the ins and outs of the entire 'Psycho' franchise for my documentary project 'The Psycho Legacy,' I’ve managed to become pretty well versed in the mythology and time-line of all the events as they take place within the universe set up by Sir Alfred Hitchcock in his 1960 adaptation of the Robert Bloch novel 'Psycho' right through to the final prequel/sequel of that particular franchise with 'Psycho IV: The Beginning.'
Rob Galluzzo - 04/19/2013 - 5:00pm - 10 comments

"Just Me & My Mom" - Brand New Trailer for A&E's 'Bates Motel'

Are you ready for a modern version of Norman Bates? Well, ready or not, A&E is ready to roll out it's new original dramatic series loosely based on Alfred Hitchcock's infamous film 'Psycho' and setting the story of Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) and his mother Norma (Vera Farmiga) in present day.
Rob Galluzzo - 02/19/2013 - 12:30pm - 0 comments

Bates Motel - Trailer/Featurette

"Bates Motel," inspired by Hitchcock's genre-defining film, "Psycho," is a contemporary exploration of the formative years of Norman Bates' relationship with his mothe

Rob Galluzzo - 12/14/2012 - 2:09pm - 0 comments
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