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A BOY'S BEST FRIEND pt.1 – Psycho (1960)

Director: Alfred Hitchcock Writer: Joseph Stefano Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin Rating: R (USA), 15 (UK), M (Australia)

Exclusive Interview With Psycho Legacy Director Robert Galluzzo

Alfred Hitchcock’s PSYCHO can be considered prime among the progenitors of the slasher genre. Many talk about its impact on the film world, but few pay attention to the second, third and forth chapters which each brought something unique to the compellingly tragic story of Norman Bates. Enter director Robert Galluzzo who has spent the [...]

The Forgotten Norman Bates

This is a look at Robert Bloch’s literary character that started the slasher genre. We all know the cinematic version of Norman Bates and his misadventures in later sequels, but Bloch’s literary Psycho trilogy is rarely mentioned in slasher circles. The Norman Bates in Bloch’s 1959 novel is a heavy drinking, middle-aged man with three [...]