Extraordinary Tales Reviews

January 8, 2016
Poe's creepy, unevenly adapted tales aren't for young kids.
October 24, 2015
the definitive works of Edgar Allan Poe on the big screen
October 23, 2015
Extraordinary Tales leaves us wishing for more: more running time, more of Poe's material, more of Garcia's macabre animated magic.
October 23, 2015
Garcia brings these classic Poe tales to life with the notable aid of atmospheric score by Sergio de la Puente.
October 23, 2015
Poe's storytelling gift is so timeless, and the voice actors assembled so captivating, that "Extraordinary Tales" can't help but work on some level. It just never quite rises above that faint praise.
October 22, 2015
"Extraordinary Tales" reminds viewers that animation can enable an artist to realize an individual vision, even on a limited budget.
October 22, 2015
Just in time for Halloween comes this singular tribute to Edgar Allan Poe from veteran animator Raul Garcia.
October 22, 2015
The best sections reverberate with the power of Poe's words. As such, they serve as apt tributes to yarns that will always be more formidable on the page than on the screen.
October 22, 2015
The voices of the late Christopher Lee and Bela Lugosi reading from the text isn't quite the same. But Garcia compensates with a different animation style for each of the five stories.
October 22, 2015
It's no substitute for Poe's atmospheric writing, but it's a pretty good introduction to it.
October 22, 2015
In spite of the common source material and tone of oppressive psychological horror, these shorts feel like they could be the work of five different people.