FILM IN REVIEW
"Full of visuals ranging from beautiful and lush to nightmare-like to macabre. TALES OF POE is the first great screen adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe this century." MOREHORROR.COM
4/20/2017 - TALES OF POE (Wild Eye Releasing): Writer/directors Bart Mastronardi (also cinematographer) and Alan Rowe Kelly’s award-winning anthology brings three classic Edgar Allan Poe tales (The Tell Tale Heart, The Cask of Amontillado and Dreams) to modern times, with a cast comprised of “scream queens” Caroline Williams, Amy Steel, Adrienne King, Debbie Rochon and Lesleh Donaldson. The interpretations are broad but interesting, with plenty of black comedy thrown into the mix. A little long at two hours, but enjoyable and quite gruesome at times. Definite cult status potential and definitely not for the squeamish. The DVD ($19.95 retail) includes deleted scenes, featurette, interviews and more.
2/24/2017 - Review by Michael Klug on HORROR FREAK NEWS
1/26/2017 - Check out Bart Mastronardi LIVE on Popcorn Talk for New York Film Academy - Los Angeles, California today discussing TALES OF POE and filmmaking! Hit the link below!
12/27/2016 - TALES OF POE - Legless Corpse Review - "Scream Queens Bring Poe Into The Modern Age"
12/9/2016 - STARBURST MAGAZINE rates TALES OF POE - 6 out of 10!
12/5/2016 - Mark L. Miller a.k.a. Ambush Bug reviews TALES OF POE @ AIN’T IT COOL NEWS!
12/03/2016 - If you are seeking your next anthology fix, look nevermore! TALES OF POE is a must see."
12/01/2016 - 'Tales of Poe' DVD: Scream Queens Go Neo Old School by MATT NELSON for UNREAL TV
11/28/2016 - TALES OF POE (Wild Eye Releasing DVD Review) on CELLULOID TERROR!
11/28/2016 - HORROR SOCIETY RADIO reviews TALES OF POE on their podcast - 4 out of 5! Thank you Horror Society! Review starts at 1:10:00 - Check it out!
11/19/2016 - MOVIE PILOT’s #Horror - “5 Must-Watch Indie Horror Thrillers You May Have Missed” by Rachael Rumancek
11/5/2016 - BROKE HORROR FAN's Alex DiVincenzo on TALES OF POE
10/31/2016 - Christopher Ganger of THE BULL PEN says "simply a must have for your personal library...horror at its classical best.”
10/30/2016 - "This horror anthology is an indie gem that Edgar Allan Poe himself would be extremely proud of. Tales of Poe is now available on DVD and is definitely worth checking out!"
10/30/2016 - "Tales of Poe," an anthology film that features Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell Tale Heart," "Cask of Amontillado" and "Dreams" in their full Gothic glory. Truth be told, I wasn't expecting much from "Tales of Poe," and was a surprised by how well it works despite its budget limitations. Clearly a labor of love, in a slightly twisted sense, that will appease the literate gorehounds.”
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10/29/2016 - UPCOMING DISCS reviews TALES OF POE and pulls no punches in its tribute to the master.”
10/25/2016 - Michael Doherty on TALES OF POE for Pop Culture Beast!
10/25/2016 - Smashing review for TALES OF POE by Porfle Popnecker - HK AND CULT FILM NEWS- "absolutely top drawer indy-filmmaking which I believe many devotees of the original author will find irresistible.”
10/23/2016 - SLAUGHTERED BIRD reviews TALES OF POE!
10/22/2016 - UK's NERDLY Phil Wheat reviews TALES OF POE!
"Kelly and Mastronardi’s Tales of Poe offers a fresh new take on the gothic maestro’s work, revitalising it for a modern generation, whilst at the same time respecting the history of Poe both cinematically and literarily."
10/18/2016 - TALES OF POE review from Patrick Bromley for the The Daily Dead!
10/11/2016- WE LIVE ENTERTAINMENT review of TALES OF POE!
10/11/2016 - TALES OF POE arrives today on DVD and Digital!! HORROR BUZZ Editor Norman Gidney gives us a fabulous send off!
10/10/2016 - 5 Skulls for TALES OF POE from "The Outre Eye of Daniel XIII" - "HALLUCINOGENIC DELIGHTS"
10/ 10 /2016 - "Surprising in its artistry and intensity, Tales of Poe serves up an intoxicating feast of nightmares…" Review by Robert W. Monk
10/8/2016 - Wonderful Review by Peter 'Witchfinder' Hopkins on HORRORSCREAMS VIDEOVAULT
10/7/2016 - Thanks To GRUESOME MAGAZINE For This Killer Review Of TALES OF POE! The DVD Release Is Mere Days Away!
10/4/2016 - INDIE HORROR REVIEW gives a great write up for TALES OF POE - by Jason McFiggins
10 /3/2016 - 4 out of 5 Star review by Kerry Black at CRYPTIC ROCK on TALES OF POE
9/25/2016 - DECAY MAGAZINE Review of TALES OF POE
"STUNNING! Bart Mastronardi and Alan Rowe Kelly directed a fine exhibition of Horror with experimmental visuals and tuned portrayals."
9/24/2016 - Fabulous review for TALES OF POE by Ashley Lister @ UK HORROR SCENE
2/5/2016 - HELLHORROR.COM reviews TALES OF POE
12/13/2015 -TALES OF POE receives a terrific write up by Chritopher Zisi at ZISIEMPORIUM!
11/20/2015 - Stephanie Roisland gives TALES OF POE a beautiful write up in HOUSE OF TORTURED SOULS
11/12/2015 - Jason Krueger's Review On DEADUCATED - "TALES OF POE - Classic Literature Meets The Modern Anthology" - Click Below To Read Review
7/8/2015 - FEARS FOR QUEERS’ inimitable BBJane Hudson gives Tales of Poe a beautiful write up - Viva La France!
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7/6/2015 - Adam Kaplan reviews TALES OF POE for WE HEART HORROR!
6/15/15 - Our latest review of Tales of Poe by Mark James Bullock @ HACKED IN THE HEAD!
5/24/2015 - "5 OUT OF 5 STAR" review from NIGHTMARISH CONJURINGS http://nightmarishconjurings.tumblr.com/post/119571862898/indie-horror-film-of-the-week-tales-of-poe
5/22/2015 - Steven Hickey gives his Raw Review of TALES OF POE @ http://hickeyshouseofhorrors.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/raw-review-tales-of-poe_22.html
5/18/2015 - HORROR UNDERGROUND's David Sharp reviews TALES OF POE
5/12/2015 - Wonderful review by Chris Savage for HORRORMOVIES.CA!
4/27/2015 - Great review for TALES OF POE by BJ Colangelo for ICONS OF FRIGHT!
4/24/2015 - SAN FRANCISCO WEEKLY: BAY OF THE LIVING DEAD on TALES OF POE by David Elijah Nahmod - review & interview with Alan Rowe Kelly
3/13/15 - RUE MORGUE MAGAZINE on TALES OF POE -
3/10/2015 - A SOUTHERN LIFE IN SCANDALOUS TIMES reviews TALES OF POE -
3/7/2015 - A new review for TALES OF POE on HORROR SOCIETY - please read!
3/6/2015 - TALES OF POE review on THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS by Tony Northrup
3/6/2015 - Tony Northrup interviews TALES OF POE directors ALAN ROWE KELLY & BART MASTRONARDI for THROUGH THE BLACK HOLE ; http://www.throughtheblackhole.com/en/bart-mastronardi-alan-rowe-kelly-interview/
3/4/2015 - The One And Only Brian Kirst Over At BIG GAY HORROR FAN Gives TALES OF POE A Fabulous Write Up! Read On...
3/2/2015 - "Brilliant! 8 out of 10 STARS!" Review by Scott Charles Geiter for GRUESOME HERTZOGG RADIO/ PODCAST GARDEN!
2/21/2015 - The Dark & Trippy World of Poe re-imagined @ Boys, Bears & Scares!
2/20/2015 - Our latest interview with Bart Mastronardi & Alan Rowe Kelly discussing TALES OF POE with Michael Haberfelner for (re) Search My Trash! A good read!
1/27/2015 - Our latest POE review by Michael Haberfelner in Austria for (re) Search My Trash!! Check it out!
1/22/2015 - Fabulous review of TALES OF POE from Scott 'Doc' Shoyer at ANYTHINGHORROR.COM! Hit the link below and read!
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BOYS, BEARS & SCARES
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FANGORIA/GAY OF THE DEAD
WORD AND FILM - An interview w/ DREAMS Writer Michael Varrati
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