Sight and Sound - 02/??/1999
"...A work of 'metacinematic' research. By remaking PSYCHO, the film-makers have managed to replay formally notions of transgression and difference that manifested themselves in Hitchcock's original as themes and subtexts..."
Entertainment Weekly - 12/18/1998
"...What could be juicier, or more appropriate, than this post-modern PSYCHO'....A fascinating stunt..." -- Rating: B
A remake of director Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 thriller about a young woman, who, while on the run after stealing $40,000 from her boss, is brutally murdered in the shower of a motel she is staying in one night. As police investigate her disappearance, we learn more about the motel's psychotic owner, Norman Bates. Director Gus Van Zant's film is a shot-for-shot remake of the original.