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If Rufus Griswold had written a script for an Edgar Allan Poe movie, it would look a lot like The Raven. Griswold is infamous for being Poe’s literary nemesis, deliberately assassinating Poe’s character in an obituary [...]
Yesterday, I ran through several of the many faithful adaptations of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. There are also many animated versions of the tale. I think the best of the lot is Disney’s Mickey’s Christmas Carol [...]
Nearly every Christmas season I read Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and watch one or more of its film adaptations. It’s one of those stories in which I never fail to find something new, something I [...]
The Film Adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe, Part Two By Edward Pettit // SINedelphia: 31 DAYS OF HORROR, DAY 23
The most famous Edgar Allan Poe movie adaptations are those made by Roger Corman for American International Pictures in the 1960s. Corman made six Poe films: House of Usher (1960), The Pit and the Pendulum (1961), [...]
The Film Adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe, Part One By Edward Pettit // SINedelphia: 31 DAYS OF HORROR, DAY 22
The trailer for James McTeigue’s The Raven, starring John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe, has recently been unveiled to much buzz. The film is not a biopic, but rather features Poe solving a series of murders [...]