Tales of Terror (1962)
Average Rating: 6.3/10
Reviews Counted: 12
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Release Date: Jul 4, 1962 Wide
Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 4,847
Roger Corman's Tales of Terror stars Vincent Price in a trio of short stories, liberally adapted by Richard Matheson from the works of Edgar Allan Poe. The film gets off to a rousing start with "Morella," in which Price's bitterness over the long-ago death of his wife results in tragedy for his estranged daughter Maggie Pierce. The last of the three terror-filled tales, "The Case of Mr. Valdemar," finds Price being put into a state of suspended animation by the diabolical Basil Rathbone; when
Jul 4, 1962 Wide
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An irreproachable one-stop shop for somebody looking to have a undemanding night with a CinemaScope Gothic shocker.
[VIDEO] Roger Corman's status as a reliable creator of pulpy low-budget horror movies was firmly established by 1962, when he made "Tales of Terror."
The film should appeal to fans of the weird and those with a campy sense of humor more than those who are more serious about drama and Poe.
Não deixa de ser problemático que o mais eficaz dos episódios seja justamente aquele que carregue no humor (e, por sinal, Price e Lorre estão divertidíssimos em suas cenas conjuntas).
Fun scares with Vincent Price and Peter Lorre via Roger Corman.
Among the least of the Corman-Price Poe pictures, but rendered imperishable by its hilarious/horrific wine-tasting scene between Peter Lorre and Vincent Price.
A wonderful addition to the Poe-AIP canon.
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