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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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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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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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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‘P.O.E. 2: Project Of Evil’ (2012) Film Review

P.O.E. 2: Project of Evil is the second entry in the P.O.E. anthology series, and the film delivers seven tales from eight directors, a very ambitious undertaking exploring the literary works of Edgar Allan Poe. Once again, Italian director/producer Domiziano Cristopharo was very involved. The P.O.E. films continue to impress …

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P.O.E. 4: The Black Cat (2017) Film Review

The P.O.E. films are probably one of the more unique anthology series out there. The titles have been producing a various number of interesting interpretations on the late writer’s work. Thus far, I have only seen P.O.E. 3: Pieces Of Eldrich besides this fourth installment, but I do have P.O.E. …

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Review of ‘Edgar Allan Poe’s The Lighthouse Keeper’ (2016): A Haunting Tale

Edgar Allan Poe is a name that remains cemented among the greats in American literature. A haunted man plagued by personal demons and alcoholism, Poe poured the horrors of his life into timeless, well-known classic tales such as The Tell Tale Heart, The Cask of Amontillatodo and The Fall of …

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