Allreaders.com

Psycho (1998) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Vince Vaughn, Anne Heche, Julianne Moore, Viggo Mortensen, William H. Macy, Robert Forster

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Psycho (1998)


A woman is asked to take $400,000 to a bank. Instead she takes it and goes on the run. While driving through a heavy rainfall, she decides to stop at the Bates Motel. She meets the odd motel owner who lives with his mother. That night she is murdered. A private investigator goes to the Bates Motel to investigate, but he gets killed as well. The woman's sister and boyfriend work together to find out what happened.
Click here to see the rest of this review

The review of this Movie prepared by Jack Bauer




This is a horrible remake of a classic movie about the young woman Marion Crane (Anne Heche) who steals some money from her boss and runs away and stops at the old run down Bates Motel to meet the young man who runs the hotel, Norman Bates (Vince Vaughn). Bates is ordered around by his crazy old mother who lives in the huge house next to the hotel and never comes out. Things start to go wrong when Marion is missing and can't be found by her friends and family the next day.
The review of this Movie prepared by cameron line



Script Analysis of Psycho (1998)

Click on a plot link to find similar books!

Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999    -   1930's-1950's Horror film?    -   Yes Horror Plotlets:    -   mad guy with knife likes to slice

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest    -   California The Americas (not US):    -   Yes Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing nude male butt Kind of violence:    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--swords/knives Any profanity?    -   None    -   A lot of foul language

Movies with storylines, themes & endings like Psycho (1998)

Psycho (1998) Message Board (click here)
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
2 Ways to Search!
Or



Our Chief Librarian