Five stories of the macabre tend more toward monotony in the strikingly animated but rather wishfully titled "Extraordinary Tales."
Edgar Allan Poe
Never quite sure whether it's aiming for suspense, absurdism, romance, or something else, the pic simply tries for everything in half-hearted fashion, ending up neither sufficiently plausible or…
Although Variety’s initial review of “The Following” was largely favorable, it came with certain disclaimers and “qualms about its durability.” With Monday’s finale completing the 15-episode run of a…
"The Following" is extremely well done, terrifically cinematic and, from a political standpoint, terribly ill timed -- not just featuring a charismatic serial killer and his equally homicidal…
Positing that Poe spent the last five days of his life in 1849 helping the police to hunt down a serial killer in Baltimore, "The Raven" is a squawking, silly picture that never takes flight.
The following market bows and early previews represent just a few titles that are generating buzz at AFM this year.
Independent financier and production company Kerry, Kimmel and Pollack has acquired feature film rights to Marcus Sedgwick's novel "White Crow" and will co-finance and co-produce the picture.
One hopes "Twixt" doesn't prove to be Francis Ford Coppola's swan song -- though if it does, this disarmingly cheeky, intermittently gorgeous trifle would create the perfect bookend to a career begun…
The mystery has returned to pilot season.
A CD and DVD of the musical "Poe," from Alan Parsons Project songwriter Eric Woolfson, will be released next month as part of a push to drum up interest in a U.S. staging of the tuner.
Should the ghost of Edgar Allan Poe ever go into business with claymation wizard Nick Park, the result might play something like "Tim Burton's Corpse Bride." While Warner Bros. faces a challenge in…