The Music on the Hill is a short story written by Saki, which is Hector Hugh Munro‘s nom de plume. The author wrote several stories that share a morbid and grotesque atmosphere and among which we can find the story we’re tackling today thanks to ABEditore and their collection, Micromondi. The Music on the Hill
The Temptation of Harringay is a short story by Herbert George Wells published for the first time in the St. James Gazette and later in the collection The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents. We’ve been able to read it thanks to what you’ll certainly have guessed is one of our favourite publishers: ABEditore and
The Secret of NIMH is a 1982 animated movie produced by Don Bluth Productions and Aurora and based on the novel by Robert C. O’Brien, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH. It tells about the adventures of a country mouse and her innumerable offspring. It’s another small masterpiece, one that deserves to
The Prophetic Pictures is a story by Nathaniel Hawthorne we’ve been able to read thanks to ABEditore and their collection titled Micromondi and, specifically, in the mini-collection focused on art, in the paintings section. Author of the better-known The Scarlet Letter, he published this and other stories in the Twice-Told Tales collection. All the
Awakening is the title of the first book in the Unnatural series by Mirka Andolfo the protagonist of which is a little pig called Leslie. In a world where anthropomorphic animals are the norm of a society that sees reproduction as its only function, Leslie will learn to find her place and to
Sebastiano Brocchi‘s name is, by now, very well-known to all our readers. Author, director, illustrator, Sebastiano has made a life out of art and today he’s back on our vampirical website to announce some juicy news and a series of new exciting projects. First of all, welcome back. As you
On the occasion of their 10th anniversary, rayflower are releasing a Greatest Hits collection titled ～One Side & One Side～ that will be available for sale starting July 28th 2021. Already postponed once because of Covid-19, the album contains a series of songs chosen by the fans through polling that were re-recorded
Starting from March 2021, a crowdfunding campaign has kicked off for the making of The Sawyer Massacre, a fan-film inspired by The Texas Chainsaw Massacre set several years before the original that wants to give a more in-depth description of the entire family and its cannibalistic tendencies. A small cameo will be
Superstition is a horror movie directed by James Roberson in 1982 set in an old house owned by the local parish. A string of weird killings keeps taking place between its walls, leading Reverend Thompson to investigate. Superstition – Plot A building in the county of Black Pond has become a theatre of
Starting May 26, 2021, HYDE Live 2020-2021 Anti Wire will be available for sale on DVD and Blu-Ray. The record will include his January 31st performance at the Tokyo International Forum. HYDE LIVE 2020-2021 ANTI WIRE The complete tour was held in seven different cities in Japan and included a grand
Old Fangs is a short animated movie produced by Cartoon Saloon in 2009 that, however, belongs in our Forgotten Memories collection as it never quite got the fame it deserves. Adrien Merigeau‘s short, around 20-minutes long, placed second in the Generator +16 category of the 2010 Giffoni Film Festival. Old Fangs – Plot A young
To celebrate the 15th anniversary of her career, FLOWER FLOWER‘s singer, YUI, has decided to record a solo album titled Natural. The record will contain covers of some of the best track written and performed by the Japanese singer and will be released on February 24, 2021. The singer first debuted in 2005
With its fourth season, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina comes to an end, leaving throngs of fans dumbfounded in the wake of the decision of ending one of the most innovative and well-received TV shows in recent years. At least when it comes to its genre. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina – Season
A fairly recent movie, released just in 2015, Krampus is a horror-fantasy film that takes inspiration from the popular creature known as Krampus. This is, in fact, a very interesting character that can make for an ideal starting point for a good story. Krampus – Plot After an extreme confrontation
The Forgotten Toys is an animated movie released in 1995 that was then followed by not one, but two series based on James Stevenson’s story “The Night After Christmas”. It revolves around a scruffy teddy bear and an old rag doll that were thrown away by the children who owned them after receiving
In the collection of Russian Folktales compiled by William Ralston Shedden-Ralston, there is a section entirely dedicated to ghost and spectre stories. In this section, one of the stories is none other than The Soldier and The Vampire which we talked about yesterday in a little deviation from our scheduled Draculea content.
Le Rendez-Vous des Arts is an animation project from an idea by Walter Rastelli, a young photographer and director from the area surrounding Naples. In his small work, a short movie just a few minutes long, Rastelli tries to realise an ambitious project dedicated to Art in all its shapes.
Schalken the Painter is a short story by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu included in the collection titled The Watcher, and other weird stories published in 1894. The story, however, is far older than that and was published for the first time in 1839 in the Dublin University Magazine. Certainly better-known for authoring Carmilla, Le Fanu, as
We’re taking another step in our vampirical journey, this time the protagonist is The Singular Death of Morton by Algernon Henry Blackwood. For this segment, ABEditore with their Draculea brings us back to the dawn of the XX century with an author who is famous for his strokes full of mystery. Blackwood,
Lola is a short movie by Francesca Tasini (Artaia-la dolce Berlin) and an Anie Gombos, Mauro Paglialonga and Luigi de Vecchi production. It boasts a versatile, enthusiastic cast full of talents, most notable of which are Christina Andrea Rosamilia in the titular role of Lola, Klaus Salminen (Johnathan), and Giovanni
Aida of the Trees is an animation movie released in 2001 by Medusa film and Lanterna Magica. We will talk about this movie in the new article of our column Forgotten Memories. Plot Arborea and Petra are two neighbouring countries perpetually at war with one another. Only the romantic relationship
Momo is an animation movie released in 2001. It’s an Italian and German production by Checchi Gori Entertainment. It’s a little masterpiece even it seems it’s not famous as it deserves. So, I’d like to talk about it in this column Forgotten Memories. Plot Momo, a little orphan girl, lives
Dracula’s Guest is today’s story for our Lockdown with a Vampire challenge, a collaboration with Bloody Reader. Written by Bram Stoker, it was initially planned as a part of Dracula but the author decided to take it out of the novel. Destined to remain unpublished, it was later published by his
Lockdown with a Vampire is a reading challenge we have embarked on in collaboration with the Bloody Reader of Bloody Books blog. Throughout this challenge, we’ll take a look at a list of short stories on the theme of vampires by considering and presenting one each day. It’s a great chance
Undone is an Amazon Studios animated series developed with the rotoscope technique that follows Alma, a 28-year-old woman who, after an accident, finds out she possesses a very unique talent: she can bend time to her own will. Darkness, silence. The alarm clock going off. Breakfast. Shower. Leaving the house and going to work.
SYMMES is a new project by Sebastiano Brocchi. Author of the Pirin Fantasy Saga, the writer tries his hand is a new field, that of cinema, with a completely original approach. Plot The astronaut Euphrosyne (Christina Rosamilia) is sent on a mission on mining planet Symmes. The planet, also known
Dear readers, Do you remember our interview with Sylvain Reynard? Today the very kind Sylvain Reynard contacted me to announce that the rights of the Florentine Series have been purchased by the Italian Publishing House Delrai, so we will shortly be able to read this wonderful series even in Italy.