Severin Films releasing THE BLACK CAT

Severin Films are releasing Luigi Cozzi’s THE BLACK CAT on DVD and Blu-ray on 27th October. From Luigi Cozzi – the writer/director of STARCRASH, CONTAMINATION and PAGANINI HORROR – comes the over-the-top meta-shocker about a production company filming a new sequel to one of ‘70s Italian horror’s best-known classics and the resurrected supernatural demon that may … Continue reading “Severin Films releasing THE BLACK CAT”

LIMITED EDITION “TWO EVIL EYES” COMING FROM BLUE UNDERGROUND

The Masters of Modern Horror – George Romero and Dario Argento – bring you an unprecedented pair of shockers inspired by the tales of Edgar Allan Poe. In Romero’s The Facts In The Case Of Mr. Valdemar, a conniving wife (Adrienne Barbeau of THE FOG) and her lover use a hypnotic trance to embezzle a … Continue reading “LIMITED EDITION “TWO EVIL EYES” COMING FROM BLUE UNDERGROUND”

DEVIL’S ADVOCATES BOOK LOOKS AT ‘HOUSE OF USHER’

Despite being the product of Roger Corman’s AIP exploitation studio, HOUSE OF USHER (1960) enjoys a high standing. But while the impact and cult status of Corman’s Edgar Allan Poe cycle is often discussed in histories of gothic, horror and exploitation cinema, no extended analysis and critical discussion has been published to date that explores … Continue reading “DEVIL’S ADVOCATES BOOK LOOKS AT ‘HOUSE OF USHER’”

Film Review: THE RAVEN (2018) (Short Film)

THE RAVEN **** Ireland 2018 Dir: Damian Draven. 18 mins Poe’s 1845 poem made him a celebrity in his day and is probably his most famous and oft-quoted work to this day, its influence inherent in everything from the memorably perverse 1935 Karloff-Lugosi movie of the same name to the 1994 adaptation of THE CROW. … Continue reading “Film Review: THE RAVEN (2018) (Short Film)”

EDGAR ALLAN POE’S ‘THE RAVEN’ TAKES FLIGHT ONCE MORE

This year is the 169th anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s death and while many of his works have been interpreted over the years in various mediums, it is perhaps his narrative poem The Raven that many are familiar with. First published in 1845, Poe’s poem has left an impression on many throughout the world and … Continue reading “EDGAR ALLAN POE’S ‘THE RAVEN’ TAKES FLIGHT ONCE MORE”