Tags : Edgar Allan Poe

Horror Favourites – Patrick Picard

First-time feature director Patrick Picard brings a fresh take to one of the best-known stories from the master of mystery and the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher, in his new slow-burner horror-thriller The Bloodhound, a hauntingly atmospheric tale described by The Hollywood News as “an impressively stylish and intellectual […]Read More

The Raven (1935) Review

“Every picture should have a purpose, preferably a high one. Any concentration upon Murder as Murder can only kill the films themselves. But it is difficult to speculate as to what intention, other than the stimulation of a low morbid interest, can be behind such a production as The Raven’… Here is a film of […]Read More

Abertoir Horror Festival 2017: Part 4: Cats, Canaries, Crows and

Abertoir would not feel right without a Vincent Price film amongst the line-up! He is of course the festival’s official patron saint, as appointed by his daughter Victoria who attended the festival in 2011 and 2015, respectively. Team Abertoir selected a film that proved vital to 2017’s giallo theme, Roger Corman’s Tales of Terror.Read More

Six Gothic Tales Box Set

Arrow is at it again with a magnificently menacing box set comprising of six Gothic tales inspired by the pen of Edgar Allan Poe courtesy of legends Vincent Price and Roger Corman.Read More

The Pit and the Pendulum (1961) Review

Capturing the feeling of fear and doom as well as deeply unsettling aspects of Poe’s story the 1961 version of The Pit and the Pendulum also manages to deliver a cracking tale full of guilt, insanity and brutal betrayal that will capture your attention as if you were strapped underneath the swinging blade yourself.Read More