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  • His third film, “Tell-Tale,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, is unfortunately a half-baked mess.

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  • "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe (1843) From the master of the morbid imagination, this gem of a story blurs the edges between horror and ghost fiction.

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  • I'd forgotten how short, compact, brutal, was The Tell-Tale Heart: six pages of channeled lunacy, the pacing manic, not a word out of place, and from its genius opening sentence a harrowing glimpse of derangement:

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  • Poe, author of such macabre stories as "The Tell-Tale Heart," might very well have understood.

    A Midnight Dreary for Those Who Seek Tell-Tale Signs of Poe's Elusive 'Toaster'

  • "The Tell-Tale Brain," though it is engagingly written and often fascinating, reminds us how little cause we have to privilege what the neuro scientists tell us about what makes us human over the testimony of novelists, poets, social workers or philosophers.

    The Mind in the Mirror

  • It would be an ending befitting of the legacy of Poe, the American literary master of the macabre who was known for haunting poems such as "The Raven" and grisly short stories including "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Fall of the House of Usher" and "The Pit and the Pendulum."

    Edgar Allan Poe Mystery Grave Visitor A No-Show

  • It would be an ending befitting of the legacy of Poe, the American literary master of the macabre who was known for haunting poems such as "The Raven" and grisly short stories including "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Fall of the House of Usher" and "The Pit and the Pendulum."

    Tell-Tale Letdown: Poe Visitor Again A No-Show

  • It would be an ending befitting of the legacy of Poe, the American literary master of the macabre who was known for haunting poems such as "The Raven" and grisly short stories including "The Tell-Tale Heart,""The Fall of the House of Usher" and "The Pit and the Pendulum."

    Edgar Allan Poe Mystery Grave Visitor A No-Show

  • It would be an ending befitting of the legacy of Poe, the American literary master of the macabre who was known for haunting poems such as "The Raven" and grisly short stories including "The Tell-Tale Heart,""The Fall of the House of Usher" and "The Pit and the Pendulum."

    Tell-Tale Letdown: Poe Visitor Again A No-Show

  • What follows is a relentlessly grim portrait of guilt and retribution filled with echoes of H.P. Lovecraft's "The Rats in the Walls" and Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart."

    "Full Dark, No Stars," four novellas by horror writer Stephen King

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