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Offline Kitsune

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Re: Lovecraftian Flicks
« Reply #75 on: August 28, 2017, 01:28:27 PM »
Okay, 6 pages in and no mention of Possession (1981) or The Last Wave (1977)?
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Re: Lovecraftian Flicks
« Reply #76 on: August 29, 2017, 09:04:20 PM »
Okay, 6 pages in and no mention of Possession (1981) or The Last Wave (1977)?
I've heard of the Possession, but the Last Wave is unfamiliar. To Google!
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Re: Lovecraftian Flicks
« Reply #77 on: August 30, 2017, 10:48:13 AM »
I loathe most australian cinema of the 70's, slow and tedious is the general direction it takes. Stone and mad max being the exceptions. I expect the last wave being the in the camp of the former.

Don't watch it then. Job done.
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Re: Lovecraftian Flicks
« Reply #78 on: August 31, 2017, 04:08:28 AM »
The Midnight Meat Train is definitely inspired by Lovecraft.

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Re: Lovecraftian Flicks
« Reply #79 on: August 31, 2017, 02:46:02 PM »
The Midnight Meat Train is definitely inspired by Lovecraft.

It's based on one of Clive Barker's stories from his Books of Blood collection. Barker is a very different animal to Lovecraft, but his work does show a smattering of Lovecraftian influence, like many horror authors.

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Re: Lovecraftian Flicks
« Reply #80 on: September 16, 2017, 10:27:40 PM »
Oh contraire, I watched enough to show me I was right. If you are a fan of weir then give picnic at hanging rock a go as well. A better film with the same sort of supernatural background.

You watched a film you don't like, simply to be able to say to a total stranger on the internet that you watched it and why,, yes, you don't like it and were correct in your opinion? And you spent actual time doing that?

Lol

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Re: Lovecraftian Flicks
« Reply #81 on: September 17, 2017, 07:50:31 PM »
CAST A DEADLY SPELL

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Re: Lovecraftian Flicks
« Reply #82 on: September 17, 2017, 07:54:57 PM »

Dunwich Horror (neat adaptation with Hippies, for true fans)


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Re: Lovecraftian Flicks
« Reply #83 on: September 17, 2017, 08:32:08 PM »
Friendly discourse, chaps.  ;)

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Re: Lovecraftian Flicks
« Reply #84 on: September 17, 2017, 11:11:51 PM »
CAST A DEADLY SPELL
Great little film, wildly inventive. Some naughty so and so has put it on Youtube if anyone to go on there and tell them off for copyright infringement.

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Re: Lovecraftian Flicks
« Reply #85 on: September 27, 2017, 09:21:12 PM »
https://youtu.be/t_cZ3rOmY-s

Another one for the list, Annihilation, based on Jeff Vandermeer's Southern Reach novels. It's not exactly Lovecraftian horror, but you can see the lineage. Looks bloody good too.



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Re: Lovecraftian Flicks
« Reply #86 on: April 16, 2018, 06:11:45 PM »
Been a long while since I've added to the Lovecraft movie list.

Anyway, this one will definately appeal to Lovecraft fans

Cold Skin

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Re: Lovecraftian Flicks
« Reply #87 on: April 16, 2018, 07:03:58 PM »
Not a movie, but the two 'Stranger Things' seasons definitely have that Lovecraftian feel, with the parallel dimension full of nasty things just begging to get out into ours.

 
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Re: Lovecraftian Flicks
« Reply #88 on: April 16, 2018, 08:36:56 PM »
The Ritual is not only a great film, it has what is strongly hinted at as being a well known lovecraftian entity, mistaken for a norse god.

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Re: Lovecraftian Flicks
« Reply #89 on: April 16, 2018, 09:12:22 PM »
Very excellent suggestions, loved Annihilation, The Ritual and The Void. Cold Skin has been on my to see list for a while now and also looks good. Don't think Cabin in the Woods has been mentionned but is also Lovecraft inspired I think.
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