Extraordinary Tales Reviews

April 18, 2019
For me The Tell-Tale Heart was really the only short I loved. The rest had major flaws that took me away from the film.
December 9, 2015
Unsure of its targeted demographic, Tales straddles the tonal line, flip-flopping like a fish left on the dock.
October 25, 2015
Five stories by Edgar Allan Poe get varied treatment in this striking but inert animated compendium.
October 23, 2015
The fact that an author who died 166 years ago continues to be a draw for moviemakers says something about Edgar Allan Poe's imagination. And here's a feverish new animated Poe feature -- released just in time for Halloween.
October 23, 2015
With its weak framing story and hastily assembled formatting, Extraordinary Tales simply is the sum of parts--not a whole.
October 22, 2015
Despite working from extraordinary subject matter-Edgar Allan Poe's various tales of the macabre-too many entries in this animated anthology are disappointingly ordinary.
October 21, 2015
[It] has its moments, and will be a welcome respite for any middle schooler sitting through a boring lecture. But if we were ever asked if we wanted a second viewing, we'd have to quoth the raven: nevermore.
October 18, 2015
It offers a CliffsNotes encapsulation of Edgar Allen Poe's most enduring works for viewers unacquainted with them.