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Film Review: The Fly (1958)

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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

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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

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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

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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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Film Review: Witchfinder General (1968)

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SYNOPSIS: Set in 17th-century England, this chilling tale follows corrupt official Matthew Hopkins (Vincent Price), who claims an ability to discover witches. But he uses his power to gain money and favors from people he’s fingered in return for declaring them innocent. When he arrests and tortures Father Lowes (Rupert Davies), Lowes’s niece’s fiancé (Ian Ogilvy) decides to put an …

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Film Review: The Bat (1959)

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SYNOPSIS: “Mystery writer Cornelia Van Gorder has rented a country house called The Oaks which, not long ago, had been the scene of some murders committed by a strange and violent criminal known as The Bat. Meanwhile, the owner of the house, bank president John Fleming, has recently embezzled one million dollars in securities, and has hidden the proceeds in …

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