Tag: Edgar Allan Poe

Tales of Poe (2014) – By Baron Craze

I recall seeing part of this film, the Tell-Tale Heart in 2013, at the Terror Film Festival, in Philadelphia, PA, however it was not the first time I’ve seen his work, in fact I even had the opportunity to meet Bart Mastronardi, a fantastic director, who captures wonderful images, a steady and orchestrated maestro behind…


The Tomb (2009) – By Baron Craze

When one mentions the title or word Ligeia, horror fans and those of the gothic realms heads perk up for they all that one speaks of Edgar Allen Poe, and here while that name held the original title, The Tomb became both the official title and where the film need to remain. Sadly many times…


Horror Icon: Edgar Allan Poe – By Baron Craze

The name Poe brings to mind images of murderers, madness and other mysterious consequences involving cats, graveyards and haunting deaths. Poe, refers to likely the most influential American authors and writers of the 19th century, and non-other than Edgar Allan Poe. He was the first author to actually attempt to make a living wage solely…


The Masque of the Red Death (1964) – By Baron Craze

When any horror fan hears the names Roger Corman, Vincent Price and Edgar Allan Poe, mentioned in the same breath, a few films come to mind, this year of 2019 marks 55-years since this creation first graced the screens, a film that put Satan in the forefront. In addition, this production suffered through one of…


Pit and the Pendulum (1961) – By Baron Craze

Roger Corman, a producer of countless b-movie creations and successful in them all, was also a director early on, and this movie marked his second Poe film. He enjoyed Edgar Allan Poe’s gothic writings, inspiring him to recreate the stories, involving Richard Matheson, the writer of I am Legend, to flesh out the story to…


Retro Review – Annihilator: Alice in Hell (1989) – By Baron Craze

If one thinks about the long-standing thrash bands a few names pop into one’s mind, Overkill, Slayer, Anthrax, Exodus, and Kreator, just to name a few, however one band some overlook on their lists is Canada’s Annihilator. A band that formed in 1984, taking the time to redefine their sound into a technical thrash, and…


Mondo Tees New Vinyl Releases

This is not a dream…not a dream. This week we’re excited to announce an all new re-issue of John Carpenter and Alan Howarth’s soundtrack to 1987 cult-classic PRINCE OF DARKNESS with brand new package design by Sara Deck. We also have new Distributed Titles from our friends at Cadabra Records with two exclusive Mondo colorways, along with…


Horror Icon: Hazel Court – By Baron Craze

  As many who listen to my Baron’s Crypt show which has been airing since 2014 of January, I started about two years ago, doing a segment called Horror Icon, the plan to achieve 666 icons, in all fields of horror. Now plenty of writers choose icons of those still living to comment about their…