STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1
VERDICT – 5/5
1) An anthology movie with 3 Edgar Allan Poe stories, each one of them featuring Vincent Price. All 3 stories explore the macabre horror of Poe’s realm of getting buried while alive.
2) “Morella” – A dead woman comes back to life from her decomposing corpse to take revenge from her obsessive husband, and daughter for her childbed death.
3) “The Black Cat” – A cuckolded drunkard took revenge on his wife and her lover by entombing them alive but got caught because of his wife’s beloved black cat.
4) “The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar” – A dying man trapped between the worlds of the living and the dead because of an evil hypnotist, comes back to life to take his revenge, and eventually getting redemption.
5) Excellent supporting cast including screen legends like Peter Lorre and Basil Rathbone.
Montresor Herringbone: Haven’t I convinced you of my sincerity yet? I’m genuinely dedicated to your destruction.