We would never in a million years make a connection between American author Edgar Allen Poe and American actor Sylvester Stallone, but that was before we knew about Sly's passion project. Turns out, one of the first scripts Stallone ever wrote as a biopic about Poe, and he's itching to make it. "This is when I got […]
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The February 7th episode of Riverdale, the 26th chapter of the series, is going to be called The Tell Tale Heart. The title is, of course, the same as the famous short story by Edgar Allan Poe that was first printed in 1843. The choice of the title is rather interesting with the fact that […]
I recently learned that NBM have recently released a second Treasury of Victorian Murder Compendium, having been unaware that there had been a first Treasury. I was, in hindsight, annoyed by my ignorance because I belong to the substantial throng of comics readers who can't seem to get enough of Victorian murder in sequential narrative. […]
Another week, another bevy of new comic books to dive face first into… The Twilight Zone Annual raises that terrible danger, that of social media! It's a clear and present danger in today's society and something that must be destroyed/feared/demonised or… something. But is this taking the issue too far? I mean what harm can […]
Inlcuding an extended trailer for the film.
James McTeigue's The Raven is released in UK cinemas this Friday. It's a murder mystery caper, verging on a modern slasher film, and features John Cusack as a fictional Edgar Allen Poe, getting all caught up in the police investigation of some perverse copycat murders borrowed from his fictions. I'm a great admirer of Cusack […]
I sat down with John Cusack last week to discuss his Edgar Allen Poe murder mystery, The Raven, and plenty more besides. You'll be able to read some of what he told me later on today. Right now, though, you can win a poster for the film, signed by Mr. Cusack. Simply read and follow these […]
Dave McKean has been updating on the progress of some in-the-works and potential movie projects via Twitter, and looking a little further afield, there's been some rumours of another. We'll talk about Luna first, as it's now nearing completion. McKean has previously said that a 90% finished version of the film has been screened to […]
Happy Hallowe'en for tomorrow folks! Courtesy of Stan The Man!