Film Review: Bates Motel (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: After Norman Bates dies in the lunatic asylum following the events of Psycho he leaves his motel to one of his fellow inmates named Alex. When Alex is released from the asylum he attempts to reopen the motel when all sorts of strange and wacky things start to take place. Is the ghost of Norman’s long-dead mother haunting the place or is there something a lot goofier going on? A pilot for a TV … Continue reading

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Trailer: Bates Motel Season 2 Promo

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Trailer: Bates Motel Season 2 Promo Season 2 New promo – Bates Motel

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Step Inside The Writer’s Room For BATES MOTEL

A new behind the scenes feature arrived today and it takes us into The Writer’s Room of the popular A&E series BATES MOTEL. You get to hang around with showrunner Carlton Cuse and his writing team whose job it is to keep the show humming along and the characters on a constant roller coaster ride. Episode three airs on Monday night at 9 PM on A&E and is titled CALEB and the synopsis goes like … Continue reading

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Time To Answer The Question: Who Is Norman Bates?

BATES MOTEL is back and open for business. This Monday brings us episode two of this second season of the popular A&E show and to get you in the mood the fine folks over at the newwork have sent along a nice little video that attempts to answer the question Who Is Norman Bates? As I mentioned above, Monday night brings us episode two, here’s the breakdown provided by A&E:

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BATES MOTEL Will Be Open AFTER HOURS

The new craze for a hit show is to have an “after show”. THE WALKING DEAD has TALKING DEAD, BREAKING BAD had TALKING BAD and BATES MOTEL will have AFTER HOURS. It’s exactly what you think it is. A half hour live breakdown of what the season two premiere episode brought and what may lie ahead at the motel. It would appear though that this may just be a one time special as the only … Continue reading

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 45

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Nurse 3D is a campy, trashy but oddly entertaining new release from director Douglas Aarniokoski starring Paz de la Huerta as Abigail Russel a psychotic, murderous nurse with a passion for blood and mayhem. The HNR grue-crew review the gory, R-Rated slasher-fest. Thomas continues the theme with the Top 5 of the Week bringing his Top 5 Homicidal Women in Horror featuring films like Fatal Attraction, The Devil’s Rejects and the underrated, under-appreciated Orphan. Co-hosts Doc Rotten, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Dave Dreher and Thomas Mariani also … Continue reading

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The Trailer for BATES MOTEL S2 Show Up

A nice look at what season two holds in store for fans of BATES MOTEL has shown up. With the March 3rd premiere date fast approaching I would say it’s about time. Let’s not waste any time, here’s the goods: Here’s the official take on what season two holds:

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Revol In The Creepiness That Is The New Teaser For BATES MOTEL S2

March 3rd is creeping up on us and that means that the season two premiere of BATES MOTEL is lurking in the shadows as well. A&E is heating things up with a new teaser trailer that appears to highlight that rather uncomfortable relationship between Norman and his mom. The already kick ass cast will be joined this year by Kathleen Robertson, Paloma Kwiatkowski and Michael Vartan and I’ve got a feeling it’s going to be … Continue reading

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A Couple New Photos Tease BATES MOTEL Season Two Premiere

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With the announced debut date of March 3rd for A&E’s breakout hit BATES MOTEL now public knowledge it’s time for the PR folks to start earning their keep and what better way to get the fans riled up then start throwing pictures at them and that is exactly what they are doing. The first picture appeared in TV GUIDE and gives us our first look at a newcomer to the show. Michael Vartan will play … Continue reading

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BATES MOTEL Gets A 2014 Opening Date

All us fans of Norma and Norman can breath. We have a date when we will once again be able to hang with our favorite dysfunctional family and that date is March 3rd. Yeah! Only a short 8 weeks (or so) away!! Of course on the A&E network the series takes us behind the scenes of the pre Alfred Hitchcock Norman and his very much alive mother. Season one was a surprise hit and for … Continue reading

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BATES MOTEL Gets Two New Teasers

With an early 2014 debut being hyped A&E has begun their viral campaign for season two of BATES MOTEL. What we have tonight are a couple teaser ads one that features Norman and the other Norma doing what they do best, being creepy. Neither clip reveals much of anything but that doesn’t make them any less cool. There is still no firm debut date but with the ads, clips and teases coming a little more … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast – Eps 16

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The Conjuring scares up boffo-box this weekend, smashing records and trouncing the competition. Co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani and Vixen recap and discuss the film, the cast and the director, James Wan. #ScaryAsHell Indeed! Dave steps in to bring the horror news of the week and Doc announces another contest. The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast Episode 16 – The Conjuring (105min, 48.52MB) Direct Download Ed and Lorraine Warren are the original ghost hunters seen as … Continue reading

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Creator Of BATES MOTEL Talks Season Two

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So Season One is a wrap and it turns out that BATES MOTEL is the surprise hit of the winter. It ended up coming in number two, only The History Channels VIKINGS did better when it comes viewership is certain demographics (blah, blah, blah) point is, it kicked ass and season two is certainly going to be high on the “must see” priority list. The folks over at THR sat down with show helmer Carlton … Continue reading

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Podcast: Monster Movie Podcast – Eps 49

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Featuring The Following, Bates Motel and Hannibal Welcome to the Monster Movie Podcast. Kevin Bacon stars as Ryan Hardy on FOX’s hit show, The Following. Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore are Norma and Norman Bates in A&E’s Bates Motel. And Mads Mikkelsen is Hannibal Lecter in NBC’s Hannibal. It’s terror on TV as Doc Rotten welcomes Dave Dreher from HorrorNews.Net to take a look a horror programming on today’s television sets. Monster Movie Podcast Episode 49 – Horror … Continue reading

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Trailer: Bates Motel episode 1.07 Teaser

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Trailer: Bates Motel episode 1.07 Teaser Bates Motel – EP 1.07 Teaser for episode

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Teaser Promo For Next Weeks BATES MOTEL Reveals THE MAN IN NUMBER 9

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I think this may just be the best season I can remember for hard core horror on TV. BATES MOTEL has proven to be a surprise entry into that group. A fantastic show that has really come into it’s own these last few episodes and some major story lines are going to converge next week in the episode titled THE MAN IN NUMBER 9. This video pretty much sums thing up. Enjoy!

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New Pics From The Next Episode Of BATES MOTEL Teases ‘THE TRUTH’

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Hard to believe that we are all ready six episodes deep into BATES MOTEL but we are and with each passing week the show seems to grow stronger and stronger. Episode six, which will air Monday night at 10 PM on A&E and the short synopsis is as such: “Norma warns Emma that some things are best kept to themselves, whilst Dylan asks Norman to move in with him.” Yeah, not much to work with … Continue reading

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BATES MOTEL To Have A Season Two

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Here’s some news I’m glad to be reporting. A&E has decided to bring us a second season of BATES MOTEL and I think that might just be the best idea I’ve heard all week. We’re only a couple of episodes into season one but this show has got hit written all over it and I’m glad to see we’ll get to see just exactly what in the hell is going on in this whacko town. … Continue reading

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Read The Book Norman Uncovered In BATES MOTEL

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It’s no wonder Norman Bates grew up to be a wacko. The new series BATES MOTEL is taking us back to those formative years and the messed up family be grew up a part of. The show is actually quite good and one of the plot points they have cultivated has to do with a little journal that Norman found. It’s a hand drawn Manga novel full of lusty pictures that tell the tale of … Continue reading

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Video Madness: SNL Bates Motel Management School w/ Anthony Perkins

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Anthony Perkins on Saturday Night Live This is a sketch titled “Norman Bates School of Hotel Management”  from Season 1,  Episode 16, of Saturday Night Live w/ host Anthony Perkins.

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Trailer: Bates Motel – The Writers’ Room – Featurette

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Trailer: Bates Motel – The Writers’ Room – Featurette New Featurette for TV Series Bates Motel

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