EXTRAORDINARY TALES comes out in theaters and On Demand today, Friday, October 23!masque

Featuring the voices of Sir Christopher Lee, Bela Lugosi, Julian Sands, Roger Corman and Guillermo del Toro, the movie offers an anthology of animated takes on some of Poe’s most iconic works: The Tell-Tale Heart, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Facts in the Case of Mr. Valdemar, and The Masque of the Red Death.

Synopsis
A film anthology of five of Edgar Allen Poe’s best-known stories, each told in a unique graphic style, and featuring some of the most beloved figures in horror film history. Adapting the look and variety of a classic horror anthology, EXTRAORDINARY TALES offers heart-pounding takes on The Tell-Tale Heart, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Facts in the Case of Mr. Valdemar, and The Masque of the Red Death. Each tale is given a unique animated look, inspired by sources as diverse as classic Hollywood black-and-white monster films, or the pulpy feel of EC Comics, and narrated by a stable of legendary genre directors and actors.

 

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By Timothy Janson

Tim Janson has been an entertainment writer for 20 years whose credits include: Fangoria, City Slab, Newsarama, Collider, The Horror Review, Mania Entertainment, and several others. He is an avid collector of books and swords.

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