HOUSE OF RAVENS (2014) Overview

‘Darkness lives here’ House of Ravens – original title: P.O.E. Pieces of Eldritch (P.O.E. 3) – is a 2014 Italian horror anthology feature film based on stories by Edgar Allan Poe. …

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THE TELL-TALE HEART (1953) Reviews and overview

The Tell-Tale Heart is a 1953 American animated horror short film produced by UPA, directed by Ted Parmelee, and narrated by James Mason (Salem’s Lot; Frankenstein: The True Story). The screenplay by Bill Scott and Fred Grable …

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TWO EVIL EYES (1990) Reviews and overview

‘When I wake you… you’ll be dead.” Two Evil Eyes – aka Due occhi diabolici – is a 1990 Italian-American supernatural horror feature film, written and directed by Dario Argento and George …

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EXTRAORDINARY TALES (2013) Reviews and overview

Extraordinary Tales is a 2013 international animated anthology horror feature film directed by Raul Garcia comprised of five Edgar Allan Poe stories (‘The Fall of the House of Usher’, ‘The Tell-Tale Heart’, ‘The …

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BONE CHILLERS (1996) TV series

Bone Chillers is a 1996 American comedy horror television series directed by Adam Rifkin (Director’s Cut; Psycho Cop 2; The Invisible Maniac) for Hyperion Pictures, based on a series of …

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CRIMSON PEAK (2015) Reviews and overview

‘Beware’ Crimson Peak is a 2015 American horror feature film directed by Guillermo del Toro (Cronos; Hellboy and sequels; Pan’s Labyrinth; Pacific Rim) from a screenplay by del Toro, Matthew Robbins and Lucinda Coxon. It was produced …

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1922 (2017) Reviews and overview

1922 is a 2017 American horror feature film written and directed by Zak Hilditch for Netflix, based on the 2010 Stephen King novella of the same title. The movie stars …

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THE LODGERS (2017) Reviews and overview

‘We see you’ The Lodgers is a 2017 Irish gothic horror feature film directed by Brian O’Malley (Let Us Prey) from a screenplay by David Turpin (The Indecents) for Epic Pictures (Day of …

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LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER (2016) Reviews and overview

‘When the light goes out, the terror begins’ Lighthouse Keeper – aka Edgar Allan Poe’s Lighthouse Keeper – is 2016 supernatural horror film directed by Benjamin Cooper (Primitive) from a screenplay by Carl …

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H.P. Lovecraft – author

  Howard Phillips Lovecraft aka H.P. Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Virtually unknown and only …

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POE (2012) Reviews and overview

‘Mad genius. Tormented artist. Serial killer.’ Poe is a 2011 American horror film written and directed by Francis Xavier (Night Cry). The movie stars David Fine, Stelio Savante, Gene Silvers, Sal Landi, Mike Iorio, Christy …

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THE RAVEN (1963) Reviews and overview

‘A macabre masterpiece of terror!’ The Raven is a 1963 American comedy horror feature film produced and directed by Roger Corman. The movie stars Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, and Boris …

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Ghoul – folklore

A ghoul is a folkloric monster or evil spirit associated with graveyards and consuming human flesh, often classified as undead. The oldest surviving literature that mentions ghouls is likely One …

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BURIED ALIVE (1989) Reviews and overview

‘The dead return!’ Buried Alive – aka Edgar Allan Poe’s Buried Alive – is a 1989 American-South African horror film, directed by Gérard Kikoïne (Edge of Sanity) from a screenplay by Jake Chesi …

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THE AVENGING CONSCIENCE (1914) Overview

The Avenging Conscience: or “Thou Shalt Not Kill” is a 1914 U.S. horror film directed by D. W. Griffith. The film is based on the Edgar Allan Poe short story “The Tell-Tale Heart” and the poem …

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Richard Matheson – author and screenwriter

Richard Matheson (February 20, 1926 – June 23, 2013) was an American author and screenwriter, primarily in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres. He may be known best as the author of I Am Legend, …

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