Tag Archives: Edgar Allan Poe

Fantasia Film Fest 2022: The PopHorror Hype List!

Fantasia Film Festival is a wonderful experience. While many festivals gravitate to a narrower perspective of coverage, Fantasia welcomes just about anything put to film. They are unafraid to portray the weird, the eccentric, and the underseen alongside movies and shorts with mass appeal. This year, they proudly continue that …

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‘THE FALL OF USHER’ (2021) Hits Digital Platforms From Mill Creek Entertainment

Brian Cunningham’s THE FALL OF USHER (2021) is coming to digital platforms from Mill Creek Entertainment. The film made its world premiere at H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival 2021 and now you can finally see it for yourself. Check out the trailer below, then read on for the details! THE FALL …

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Interview with Author Catherine Baab-Muguira for ‘Poe for Your Problems: Uncommon Advice from History’s Least Likely Self-Help Guru’

Catherine Baab-Muguira

Has the pandemic got you down? Are you in need of a self-help book? Well, look no further… Author Catherine Baab-Muguria has you covered with her new book, Poe for Your Problems: Uncommon Advice from History’s Least Likely Self-Help Guru. Although Poe may seem like the least likely person you’d want …

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Arrow Video Announces March, 2021 Release Slate

Arrow Video

We’ve had just about enough of Winter; how about you? Good news, Horror Fam: Spring is almost here! And you can march into Spring with two new home video releases from Arrow due out in March. What are they? How can you get them? Read on for all the details! …

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WiHM Interview With ‘Freaked Out’ Series Author Lori Safranek

Women in Horror Month showcases and celebrates women involved in and creating all things horror. As a writer, I am drawn to women authors, in particular, those who write horror. It is believed, within the community, that this is still a male-dominated genre. There is so much talent out there, …

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Jeffrey Combs Voices Edgar Allan Poe In ‘Alone: The Life Of Poe’

All horror has always been elevated horror to me in some way. There’s always facets or nuances to love, no matter how bloody and outlandish it is. Some actors bring an almost Shakespearean quality to their work in the genre, and Jeffrey Combs is one of them. A real gentleman …

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Looking Back at Poe’s Best Story: ‘The Masque of the Red Death’

The Masque of the Red Death

Today, January 19th, is Edgar Allan Poe’s 210th birthday. To celebrate, I wanted to take this opportunity to go over my favorite tale of his. When you ask most people what their top Poe story is, you usually get the same answers: The Tell-Tale Heart, The Pit and the Pendulum, …

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Inside the Brilliant Mind of Director Simone Kisiel


Sometimes you meet someone and you just instantly connect. That was how I felt when I met Director Simone Kisiel at the 2018 Women in Horror Film Festival. We had chatted a few times before on social media, but meeting her in person was one of the highlights of my …

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‘Nevermore’ TV Series Investigates the Death of Edgar Allan Poe

Rutgers professor Brent Monahan has made a name for himself in the horror community with his novels, which include tales of unsolved mysteries of the past few centuries. His 2000 book, The Bell Witch: An American Haunting, which told of “the only poltergeist haunting to result in a the death of a member …

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Six Dark, Unsettling Poetry/Literary Readings

Horror is not just for movies. Sometimes dark themes can be found in poetry and short stories. Below are some great poem and literary readings, often read aloud by the authors themselves. Sure, some may be more unsettling than others, but the contents of any of these readings could send …

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