Gillian Anderson and More Join ‘Antlers’ Director’s Edgar Allan Poe Movie ‘The Pale Blue Eye’

The novel The Pale Blue Eye, written by Louis Bayard, is coming to Netflix courtesy of director Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart, Antlers), with Christian Bale set to star in the film. What’s particularly interesting about this project for horror fans is that Edgar Allan Poe is a central character in the story, and we recently learned that Harry Potter actor Harry Melling has […]

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‘Antlers’: Read Nick Antosca’s Short Story “The Quiet Boy” That the Creepy New Movie Was Based On

“That presence was standing behind her. Giving off an overpowering desire to perform acts of cruelty. To mutilate, to desecrate, to inhale the agony of others.” Now playing in theaters, the Guillermo del Toro-produced, Scott Cooper-directed horror movie Antlers was co-written by “Channel Zero” creator Nick Antosca, based on a short story Antosca wrote titled “The Quiet Boy.“ If you’ve […]

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[Review] ‘Antlers’ Sleepwalks Through Somber Folkloric Family Nightmare

Everything about Antlers, on paper, ticks off the boxes that mark it as one of the year’s most highly anticipated horror movies. Or rather, last year, where it was initially scheduled before the pandemic bounced it off the calendar and stretched out anticipation further. Based on the short story “The Quiet Boy” by Nick Antosca, produced […]

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