Cthulhu Eats the World: Review: H.P. Lovecraft’s The Shunned House (2012)

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This entry is part 6 of 15 in the series Cthulhu Eats the World: 2013

 

H.P. Lovecraft’s The Shunned House (2012). Director: Eric Morgret. Cast: Jerry Lloyd, J.D. Lloyd.

Playing right now on the festival circuit is H.P. Lovecraft’s The Shunned House, a short film (roughly ten minutes long, not including credits) adapted for the screen by Kelly Young and directed by Eric Morgret. Now, if you have already read the HPL story, then you know the basics…
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Column: Gods and Monsters: Review: The Sorcerer and the White Snake (2011)

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Gods and Monsters: 2013

By Paula R. Stiles

The Sorcerer and the White Snake (Bai she chuan shuo) (2011). Director: Siu-Tung Ching. Cast: Jet Li, Shengyi Huang, Raymond Lam. Country: China.

[spoilers ahead]

A young herbalist, Xu Xian (Raymond Lam), falls in love with a kind young woman, Susu (Shengyi Huang), after she saves him from drowning. Complications ensue when the stern demon hunter, Abbot Fahai (Jet Li), …

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Cthulhu Eats the World: Review: Sinister (2012)

This entry is part 1 of 15 in the series Cthulhu Eats the World: 2013

By Brian M. Sammons

Sinister (2012). Director: Scott Derrickson. Cast: Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, James Ransone.

New, non-remake, non-sequel horror movies are as rare as a lingerie model coming from Innsmouth. Good new horror films are all but mythical. Yes, I’m looking at you, The Apparition. So, when a horror flick comes out that’s both new and good, then I’m happy to pick up …

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Column: The Vault of Secrets: The Thing from Another World (1951)

By Orrin Grey

The Thing from Another World (1951). Director: Christian Nyby (& Howard Hawks?). Starring: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, & James Arness.

Welcome back to the Vault of Secrets, where we’ll be unearthing another classic (or not-so-classic) vintage horror film for your delectation. Difficult as it may be to believe, this was actually my first viewing of tonight’s film, in spite of the fact that John Carpenter’s 1982 remake (simply titled ‘The Thing‘) has the distinction of …

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