A halcyon, bipolar, freudian, elemental masterclass in dark atmospherics, drama, and thespianship – painting two fused diametric oppositions against the world, Bates Motel prequels one of the greatest films of all-time w. depth even Mr. Hitchcock would love and career-performances by Freddie Highmore & Vera Farmiga. 9.2/10.
S1 – 9/10 / S2 – 8.5/10 / S3 – 6/10 / S4 – 7/10 / S5 – 9.5/10
Plot Synopsis: A prequel series to Psycho, Bates Motel chronicles Norman Bates’ life before he became the infamous character in the film adaptation. The series explores his loving, if even uncomfortably close, relationship with his mother Norma and his slow-descent into madness from both his dissociative identity disorder as well as life experiences.
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