Psycho 2000 was one of the first videos to explore both film versions of Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 original and Gus Van Sant's 1998 remake). Using a VHS video switcher, both films were played simultaneously and recorded superimposed on top of each other, revealing that the remake, purportedly shot-for-shot, is not what it claims to be, and the two films are almost never in sync. The viewer's mind is constantly torn between moments that have both already happened and are about to happen, but not necessarily in the way they are remembered. And Mother has the last word.
Not Shot for Shot: Soderbergh's "Psychos" vs. Olenick's "Psycho 2000"