Tag Archives: Poe

Spirits of the Dead(1968):Fondas,Fellini,& a Fistful of Poe

While Poe adaptations in the 60’s belonged to Roger Corman and Vincent Price, today’s film found three European auteurs getting down and dirty with the works of Edgar Allan. Each of them present a singular and innovative look into the work of the macabre writer, and through the film was distributed in the states by […]

The Black Cat (1981): Lucio Fulci Gets Some Pussy

Edgar Allan Poe’s The Black Cat first came to life in 1843 when it was published in the Saturday Evening Post. Since then it has spun quite the long cinematic history beginning with a 1934 version starring Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi. Like tonight’s adaptation, it bears little resemblance to Poe’s original tale of psychological […]