We all go a little mad sometimes, or at least that’s the rather flimsy excuse Norman ‘Psycho’ Bates posited as his reasoning behind his unpleasant habit of murdering people. 

Alfred Hitchcock’s groundbreaking 1960 chiller might contain minimal violence when compared to today’s horror films, but it still packs a wicked punch in terms of taking a closer look at the human condition, and most of this is down to Anthony Perkins’ performance as the blank-faced murderer, aka ‘The King of Normcore’.