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Film Review: The Fall Of The House Of Usher (1960)

SYNOPSIS: “After a long journey, Philip arrives at the Usher mansion seeking his loved one, Madeline. Upon arriving, however, he discovers that Madeline and her brother Roderick Usher have been afflicted with a mysterious malady: Roderick’s senses have become painfully acute, while Madeline has become catatonic. That evening, Roderick tells his guest of an old Usher family curse: any time …

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Podcast: The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast – Eps 04

It’s documentary week at the Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast where co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr. and Thomas Mariani discuss the films Room 237 and My Amityville Horror. In one film, the interviewees try to convince the audience that Stanley Kubrick tried to hide hidden messages into the film The Shining. In the other, Daniel Lutz shares his experiences surviving the terror …

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Film Review: The Fly (1958)

SYNOPSIS: “Scientist Andre Delambre becomes obsessed with his latest creation, a matter transporter. He has varying degrees of success with it. He eventually decides to use a human subject, himself, with tragic consequences. During the transference, his atoms become merged with a fly, which was accidentally let into the machine. He winds up with the fly’s head and one of …

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Goodies!!: New Vincent Price “Pit and the Pendulum” Figurine

To celebrate Vincent Price’s 100th birthday (daaaang, really?!), AmokTime is running a promotion on their site called “Vincentennial” with a statue that’s two feet tall (or 12 inches to be exact) that is based on Roger Corman’s version of Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Pit and The Pendulum”. The statue includes a battery operated cauldron with a hidden light to give …

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“The Price of Fear” Halloween Movie Marathon MGM HD – Sunday, October 31

Get ready for Halloween as Vincent Price scares MGM HD viewers with seven cult classics based on the works of gothic master Edgar Allen Poe, including the World HD Premiere of The Fall of the House of Usher. Famed director Roger Corman teamed up with Price to create these creepy, psychological horror movies that broke new ground in the genre. …

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Roger Corman Tackles Edgar Allan Poe

When the cinema of horror was temporarily abandoned in the late fifties, it was mostly low-budget black-and-white films about monsters. At the beginning of the sixties the budgets were lower than ever, but everything else was changing. As monsters flew out the window, doomed neurotics were plodding hauntedly through the door. The day of the Gothic Costume Drama had arrived, …

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