Film

Bates Motel: Norman and Norma

Bates Motel could not exist without Psycho, but soon it could feel like the other way around.                                                                                           —Ben Travers, IndieWire, February 2017 Legendary film director Alfred Hitchcock had a love-hate relationship with television. While his most enduring masterpieces were all made for the cinema, between 1955 and 1965 he created and hosted 268 twenty-five-minute television episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents and ninety-three fifty-minute episodes of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, personally directing seventeen episodes of the former series, but only one of the latter. He once said, about the relatively new medium: Television has brought back murder into the home—where…

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