Re: Psycho prequel series "Bates Motel"
Just started watching this today and caught up on the first 2 episodes.
Not totally grabbing me so far, and I'm still looking forward more to Hannibal, but moderately interesting, although at times a little too formulaic.
It's eerie how much Freddie Highmore recalls a very young Anthony Perkins. Vera Farmiga is good. The series does a good job suggesting the creepy incestuous undertones between them without making it too overt.
What's with the whole town being weird though? I hope they don't take that aspect too over-the-top.
I have bad vibes about the life expectancies of Dylan, Deputy Shelby, and Emma.
I suspect Sheriff Romero might be the serial killer chaining and injecting the girl. Shelby said Romero and Keith Summers grew up together, so maybe partners-in-crime?
The attractive popular girls being instantaneously so interested in someone as nerdy and awkward as Norman is a little far-fetched.
I was a little surprised they went that far with the kitchen scene in the premiere.
In the rain the pavement shines like silver
All the lights are misty in the river...
Two wrongs just make something more wrong.
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