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Event Report: Nevermore: An Evening With Edgar Allan Poe



Event Report: Nevermore (click for larger image)The only thing better than reading the Gothic works of Edgar Allan Poe is hearing them read by the distinct paranoid voice of horror icon Jeffrey Combs. If you’re a fan of the Re-Animator star – and how could you not be? – then Nevermore: An Evening With Edgar Allan Poe should be at the top of your priority list. As if you needed more incentive, this one-man stage show also reunites horror’s holy trio of Combs, writer Dennis Paoli, and director Stuart Gordon for a night you’ll never forget.

Reprising his role from Gordon’s Masters of Horror: “The Black Cat”, Combs takes the stage in full Poe costume and make-up, acting out a mock public appearance where he attempts to wow an audience of his readers and peers. It doesn’t all go according to plan though, as Poe’s ailing health and battle with alcoholism begin to take center stage. As the night goes on, the controversial author recites several of his infamous poems, offers observations on love and loss, and drunkenly hurls insults at his literary critics.

Gordon and Paoli have effortlessly reconstructed the show from letters, essays, and reports from Poe’s actual appearances, which lends a sense of validation to this production. What could have easily been a hokey Hall of Presidents style reenactment turns out to be a powerful glimpse into the mind of a tragic, misunderstood figure. Jeffrey Combs is absolutely electrifying and at the top of his game here. Watching him stumble about and passionately spit out his rants and readings is a true sight to behold; the man could be reading the phone book and still keep you enthralled.

Nevermore is currently playing at the Steve Allen Theater in Los Angeles through August 2nd, and hopefully it will have a life outside its all-too-brief stage run. This is a brilliant, tense, and often funny one-man show that shouldn’t be missed by any Poe or horror aficionado.

Andrew Kasch

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Matt Sears’ New Short Horror Film Give Her Back Is Available In Its Entirety Right Here



Matt Sears is an award-winning horror writer, director, and editor most notable for his short film I Heard it Too, which has been featured by Buzzed and IGN amongst others and has racked up nearly 2,000,000 views.

Sears has an all-new short film Give Her Back to share with all of us, and it is now available for your viewing pleasure. You can check it out in its entirety below.

After giving the film a view or two, make sure to hit us up and let us know what you think in the comments below or on social media.

Give Her Back is written, directed and edited by Matt Sears, filmed by Jay Slater, and stars Rowena Meddeman and Glen Power.

Watch it below!


After years of unsuccessfully trying for a baby, Lauren and Steve turn to the Occult. But when they break one of the rules, the Devil will collect.

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The Predator Lands In Ghost Recon: Wildlands



In one of the most unexpected announcements of the week, the Predator will be arriving in Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands tomorrow as part in the form of a free DLC event titled “The Hunt”, which will last until early January. The event can either be played solo or in co-op, and if you are able to take down a Predator (which Ubisoft have promised won’t be easy), you’ll be rewarded with a ton of cool shit, including the Predator’s thermal vision helmet.

Ghost Recon: Wildlands was released to positive reviews back in March,with particular praise going towards the huge open world. Meanwhile, we’ll next be seeing the vicious alien hunters on the big screen when The Predator arrives on August 3, 2018.

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands: The Hunt Official Synopsis:
Ubisoft and FoxNext Games partner to bring the Predator to Ghost Recon Wildlands!

A new free mission is available for all players: The Predator hids in the Wildlands and he comes to find a new challenger. Hunt him and beat him in the hardest fight you ever known to get exclusive rewards!

New Predator contents are also available:
– Unlock new customisation items from the Predator movie as Predator gears and other iconic characters.
– Play as the Predator with the new PVP class in Ghost War.

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Hunt a Serial Killer Through Chicago In My Eyes On You



Developer Storymind Entertainment have released the first gameplay trailer for My Eyes On You, and it looks like we’re in for something completely truly unique, in terms of both visuals and narrative.

My Eyes On You takes place in a near future version of Chicago, with FBI agent Jordan Adalien hunting an elusive serial killer known only as the Man in the Red Mask. The decisions you make will also dictate whether the game’s plot stays closer to reality or heads in a supernatural direction, so you’d better be careful what you wish for. Whilst searching for clues will be one of your main areas of focus, combat will also play an important role, too.

The trailer for My Eyes On You certainly gives off a strong Blade Runner 2049 vibe, so if that’s your thing, you’re probably in for a great time. It will be available on PC and consoles, although a release date has not yet been confirmed.

Storymind Entertainment social media links:
Twitter – https://twitter.com/StorymindEnt
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/storymindent
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StorymindEnt

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