edgar allan poe

Throwback Short Film: HEARTLESS

Loosely inspired by Edgar Allan Poe‘s The Tell-Tale Heart, writer-director Kevin Sluder’s directorial debut,  Heartless might only last 12 minutes but it packs enough visceral punch to make each of those minutes count. Stacy Snyder is [...]

April 29, 2020

Cult Filmmaker Stuart Gordon Dies Aged 72

The writer-director Stuart Gordon has died aged 72. The iconic cult filmmaker was perhaps best known for 1985’s Re-Animator, but Gordon had a prolific career in the horror and science fiction genres. Across his career, Gordon took a lot of [...]

March 25, 2020

Interesting Trailer For Horror TALES OF POE

Movies In Focus has a keen interest in the writings of Edgar Allan Poe. I’m always on the lookout for a good adaptation of the horror writer’s work and I couldn’t have been more thrilled when the trailer for Tales Of Poe hit my [...]

September 12, 2016

Obituary: Lou Reed 1942 – 2013

Lou Reed was more than a rock star. He was a street poet, a purveyor of the grit and the grime of the under-belly of New York. His music was polarizing but also deeply influential. His late 60s work with Andy Warhol’s The Velvet Underground helped [...]

October 28, 2013

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