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Bates Motel – first cycle (2013)

Bates Motel – first cycle (2013)

by 02/04/2015

Carlton Cuse, Kerry Ehrin, Anthony Cipriano


Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Olivia Cooke, Nestor Carbonell, Nicola Peltz, Ian Tracey

Εταιρείες Παραγωγής

American Genre Film Archive, Kerry Ehrin Productions, Universal Television, A&E Television Networks, Wolper Organization, The

Γνωστή και ως

Motel Bates

Διάρκεια (μέσος όρος)

45 Minutes






A boy's best friend is his mother.



Σύνολο Σεζόν



2013, 2014, 2015


This series when it was announced definitely caused great anticipation but also skepticism among circles of friends of classic horror after grapples with one of the finest and best horror movies of all time. And as implied by the title of the series refers to the "Psycho" of Alfred Hitchcock titanoterastioy.

What is immediately noticeable with the "Bates Motel" is the main theme of which is the big bet on acceptance of the world. It is modernized the original prequel movie! In other words tells the teenage years of Norman Bates focusing on a close relationship with his mother then live, but in an "alternative" somehow era, customized to the current technological culture. This unique combination of dirty past and classic horror values work effectively despite initial reservations.

The first cycle of Bates ' Motel ' consists of 10 episodes lasting approximately 40-45 minutes and aired on American network A&E by March 2013 until May of the same year. The outline of the timeless character of Norman Bates is rich and presses on solid bases. Equally satisfying job has been done and the physique of the mother's character which exercises decisive influence over the behavior of her beloved son. For the mother-son duo have chosen two capable actors, Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore. The chemistry between them is excellent and both show enough in challenging and historically heavy roles who are invited to play.

Horror Trivia

Although some items presented completely identical to the classic "Psycho" as the landscape of the motel and the Bates family home, others have changed. This is for example the location of the motel and the House where events take place. In a series of events unfolding in the fictional town of White Pine Bay of Oregon while in the movie the fantastic area of Fairvale also California.

The leading duo is flanked by many more talented actresses who support the developments and various ypoplokes that arise. Sometimes the connection is attempted in the series with the classic "Psycho" in 1960. For example information on how Inn's owners found the Norman and his mother or how the Norman learned the art of taxidermy that knows the classic Hitchcock film. Great importance is given to mental instability of Norman which gradually gets worse metallassontas the hero in a dangerous schizophrenic who would thrill us in the future.

Generally the first circle of Bates ' Motel ' fared pretty well being a full modern approach of "Psycho". Pays tribute to classic movie in an original way, by adopting a creative style that varies but at the same time respecting the tradition. Finally, to point out that the series is not addressed only to friends of horror and thrillers but also to those of the drama as in many episodes of the dramatic element is more intense than the rest.


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Dynamic interpretations, successful adaptation of prequel in modern times, very good choice of starring for the teenage years of Norman Bates.


Various xecheilwmata ypoplokes arranged and they have no reason to exist. The lack of a terrifying atmosphere.

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