Tag Archives: H.P. Lovecraft

One each from 1982, 1988, and 1996

Just a brief mish-mosh of odd and ends from the VHS era this time around: a Fulci film, an HP Lovecraft adaptation, and a “family” horror flick. MANHATTAN BABY (1982) It’s hard to comprehend that Lucio Fulci followed his streak … Continue reading

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H.P. Lovecraft goes indie in a double feature

While I’ve never been a Lovecraft, I’ve always been a huge fan of schlocky 1980s movies loosely based on his works. So my feelings about this two films from the new millennium pretty much make total sense. THE SHUNNED HOUSE … Continue reading

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Vincent Price meets the horror biggies: Poe, Corman, Matheson, Lovecraft

The House on Haunted Hill will forever remain my favorite Vincent Price horror flick, followed closely by The Tingler (and a few others). But in the 1960s, when he wasn’t working with William Castle (I blog about those films here), … Continue reading

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So hideous she couldn’t be named twice

The first The Unnamable was released at the end of the 80s when it was all the rage to make films loosely based on the writings of H.P. Lovecraft. But it manage to avoid getting into the kind of trippy … Continue reading

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Can you handle a gay H.P. Lovecraft adaptation?

Cthulhu is an adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s writing made by the Here TV network (that’s a gay entertainment network). After watching this dark, eerie flick and then reading opinions about it in online reviews and message boards, there are many … Continue reading

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