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DVD/Blu-ray Release Dates: AUGUST & SEPTEMBER 2017

The dog days of summer are upon us, and since the movies in the theater traditionally get a little worse from here on out, what better time to look at what's hitting home video? August's big new title is Ridley Scott's ALIEN: COVENANT , but if you want something a little more old school, brand new Blu-rays of PET SEMATARY , and GHOST are coming. September has a few really great...
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Natalia Cordova-Buckley has a role in the final season of Bates Motel

A&E's PSYCHO -inspired series Bates Motel is currently in the middle of its fifth and final season, and I have really been enjoying this season so far. The show's Norman Bates has officially gone full-on psycho and more elements from PSYCHO are getting mixed directly into the story (including Rihanna as shower victim Marion Crane, who made her debut in Monday's...
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Top 10 Horror Movie Parents!

To quote Big Willy the Smith, Parents just don't understand. Jordan Peele's new critical darling of a horror movie, GET OUT, seems to plumb this premise to the point of sheer terror. How many of you are gonna check the flick out when it drops this weekend? Well, before you do, we've got a sizable chore for you to handle. See, we're calling out some of the most sinister horror movie parents...
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The Bates Motel set has been demolished

Although the classic PSYCHO house and motel exteriors still stand at Universal Studios Hollywood, they were not used as a filming location for the A&E television series Bates Motel . Instead, for the last five years a replica of the house and motel could be seen in Aldergrove, British Columbia, just outside of Vancouver. Erected on a piece of property that was formerly a...
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First look at Rihanna in Bates Motel Final Season

  The fifth and final season of BATES MOTEL will (finally) see the inclusion of Marion Crane! For those who might not know, Marion Crane was the famously dispatched blonde in the shower and was played by Janet Leigh (Jamie Lee Cutris' mother) in the orinal Alfred Hitchcock terror classic. This time around, she will be played by singer Rihanna in a multi-episode...
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Check in on Norman with a synopsis and promo for Bates Motel's final season

With the season four finale of A&E's Bates Motel , the show officially entered PSYCHO territory, providing the set-up for Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) to be running the titular business himself while keeping the corpse of his mother Norma (Vera Farmiga) in the house behind the motel. This was a turn of events that I was not expecting. I figured the PSYCHO lead-in would...
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Rihanna spotted playing Marion Crane on the set of Bates Motel

This may not seem like the most earth-shattering update, but when an actress has been spotted on a set while playing a new version of one of the most well-known characters in horror history you can't just let the images of her appearance pass you by. The actress in question here is Rihanna, and the character she's playing is Marion Crane, the recipient of perhaps the most...
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Bates Motel to premiere its final season this February

Bates Motel has certainly left us with a lot of questions. What will happen to Norman (Freddie Highmore) and Norma Bates (Vera Farmiga) as the fifth and final season converges with the timeline of PSYCHO ? How closely will they hew to the original story? Why the hell was Rihanna cast as Marion Crane? Well, this Winter, A&E will begin to answer those questions one by...
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There's a new sheriff in town: Brooke Smith joins Bates Motel

Bates Motel is still casting its fifth and final season, and while they haven't made another decision quite on the high-profile level of the controversial choice to have Rihanna star as Marion Crane, they've been quietly assembling a cast of seasoned TV veterans. The newest acquisition is Brooke Smith, who will be stepping into the role of Dana Green, the...
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Bates Motel casts a Norma Bates doppelganger for its final season

The final season of Bates Motel is gearing up to be a doozy. When last we heard from the show, they were making the truly inscrutable decision to cast Rihanna as Janet Leigh's ill-fated showerer Marion Crane, but now we're getting word that the season will also feature a character who is a doppelganger for Norman Bates' mother Nora, which surely won't help the young...
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Rihanna to play Marion Crane on the final season of Bates Motel

Bates Motel will be entering full-on PSYCHO territory in its fifth and final season, and that means - as we first heard back in May - that Norman Bates' victim from that unforgettable shower scene, Marion Crane, will be entering the picture. During the Bates Motel panel at the San Diego Comic-Con today, the name of the actress who will be playing Marion was revealed, and...
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Bates Motel will revive an essential Psycho character

Bates Motel , which just concluded its fourth season yesterday on A&E, hit viewers with a big twist. As it runs screaming into its fifth and final season, viewers are left wondering just where the series can go. Well, according to executive producer Carlton Cuse, the show is going PSYCHO . The prequel series will be merging timelines with the original film by bringing back...
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