adaptation of a short story

Extraordinary Tales – USA, 2013

Extraordinary Tales is a 2013 international animated anthology horror feature film directed by Raul Garcia comprised of five Edgar Allan Poe stories (‘The Fall of the House of Usher’, ‘The Tell-Tale Heart’, ‘The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar’, ‘The Pit and… Read More ›

The Tell-Tale Heart – USA, 1953

The Tell-Tale Heart is a 1953 American animated horror short film produced by UPA, directed by Ted Parmelee, and narrated by James Mason (Salem’s Lot; Frankenstein: The True Story). The screenplay by Bill Scott and Fred Grable is based on the 1843 short story of the same title by Edgar… Read More ›

Vamps – Russia, 2017

Vamps – aka Ghouls; Vurdalaki and Вурдалаки – is a 2017 Russian action fantasy horror film directed by Sergei Ginzburg from a screenplay by Aleksey Karaulov, Evgeniy Kolyadintsev, Tikhon Kornev and A leksei Timm, based on a story by Alexei Tolstoi (Mario Bava previously adapted it… Read More ›

Dominique – UK, 1978

‘A story of the macabre… with a different twist.’ Dominique – aka Dominique is Dead – is a 1978 British horror mystery film directed by Michael Anderson (Murder By Phone; Orca) from a screenplay by Edward and Valerie Abraham. The film… Read More ›

Masque of the Red Death (1989)

Masque of the Red Death is a 1989 American horror feature film produced by Roger Corman, and directed by Larry Brand (Paranoia; writer of Halloween: Resurrection; Psychic Murders), starring Adrian Paul (Deadly Descent: The Abominable Snowman; Séance; The Breed) and Patrick Macnee (Transformations; Sweet Sixteen;… Read More ›

Asylum – UK, 1972

‘You have nothing to lose but your mind.’ Asylum is a 1972 British anthology horror film directed by Roy Ward Baker (The Vault of Horror; Scars of Dracula; Quatermass and The Pit) from a screenplay by author Robert Bloch, adapted four of his… Read More ›

Lurking Fear – USA, 1994

  ‘Infinite evil’ Lurking Fear – aka H.P. Lovecraft’s Lurking Fear – is a 1994 American supernatural horror film, loosely based on the H. P. Lovecraft short story “The Lurking Fear”. It was produced by Charles Band’s Full Moon Entertainment and written… Read More ›