Timmie and Ryan are back for a very spooky and psychotic Halloween episode.  Listen as they delve into the 1960 Hitchcock classic, Psycho and the 1998 remake.  Which is more scary?  You be the judge.

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I. Intro 

A.  It’s Halloween!

  • We finally got the blu ray of The Shining

B.  Everything is a remake…but should it be?

II. Psycho (1960) [00:06:35]

A.  First Experiences

B.  Historical Background

C.  Casting

  • Janet Leigh (Marion Crane)
  • Anthony “Tony” Perkins (Normal Bates)

D.  Hitchcock and His Adaptation

  • Hitchcock/Truffaut

E.  Score

  • Music by Bernard Hermann
  • Shower Scene

F.  Secrecy and Hype About the Release

G.  What IS Scary/Creepy About It?

H.  Iconic/Favorite Scenes

I.  Least Favorite Scene

III. Psycho (1998) [00:44:30]

A.  Shot for Shot Remake by Gus Van Sant

B. Casting

  • Anne Heche (Marion)
  • William H. Macy (Arbogast)
  • Viggo Mortensen (Sam)
  • Julianne Moore (Lila)
  • Vince Vaughn (Norman Bates)

C. Ebert Reviews Both Films in 1998

D.  Any Positives?

IV. Mini Segments [01:00:45]

A. NJAM Sees It: Bates Motel Seasons 1-3

V. Conclusions 

A.  Related Links

Audio Editing

This show was edited by Ryan Jacobi.

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