Welcome to this week's episode of "Bates Motel: The Easter and Passover Years." Tonight there was a lot of, oh, let's say, "passing over" on sane behavior and a whole bunch of "resurrection" of bad and naughty behavior on everyone's part
Forty-three years after Alfred Hitchcock's cinema-changing film Psycho hit theaters for the first time, A&E debuts its new series Bates Motel, which digs deeper and expands on the unusual relationship between Norman Bates and his mother.
I feel as though I carved a solid four days of films out of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, concluding with a final day that offered four films, the best of which was at once mysterious and compelling.
"Christianity per se is not the film's subject, just the setting. Doubts and questions come to people within any faith or culture. And it's the questions that are essential no matter which religion or culture we come from."
Images -- political and otherwise -- often have only the most tenuous relationship with reality. As it happened, that idea was a significant factor in several of the films I saw at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival on Sunday.