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Colour out of Space - Nic Cage does Lovecraft

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17 minutes ago, Silent Runner said:

 

5. Protagonist faints at the worst possible moment. 

 

6. Lightning and/or explosion resolves predicament.

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1 hour ago, The Hierophant said:

 

Re-animator is a good shout. 

 

I know now the Thing isn’t a Lovecraft film but it is pretty At the Mountains of Madness. 

 

I haven't seen From Beyond. 

 

Watch it, it’s fantastic!

 

I don’t think there is anything of At the Mountains of Madness about The Thing, unless you want to ascribe it entirely in the loosest possible sense, which as I detailed above I am no fan of.

 

It’s completely its own story, with its own source material. Or we may as well just start saying everything ‘horror’ is Lovecraft, because Lovecraft wrote horror.

 

 

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Found out today Nicolas Cage is the same age as Keanu Reeves. Also learnt i share the same birthday as Leo Tolstoy, Colonel Sanders, and er Hugh Grant and Adam Sandler.

 

spending my time on this earth well

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On 02/02/2019 at 00:52, kerraig UK said:

I'm so utterly made up about this. I know Richard Stanley personally and he really does get Lovecraft like few others. He also gets film and he also gets Cage. This has potential. 

It will require executives to get the fuck out of the way and it will require the money men to hold their nerve, but Stanley doesn't exist in a world of half measures.

 

Looking forward to it!

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On 04/02/2019 at 11:11, Danster said:

Lovecraftian style for me has to tick certain boxes:

 

1. Arcane knowledge being used to try and benefit the protagonist, or at least for scientific enquiry.

2. The stirring of "great old one" powers, resulting in terrible things happening or madness or both.

3. The story often being related by a third party, investigating the protagonist, who then inadvertently follows the same path.

4. Horrors beyond the comprehension of human understanding.

 

 

 

Evil Dead II?

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I just came into this thread to see if the thread title was including the u in colour to appease people who it will annoy seeing it on the thread listing. Color without a u looks more like colon, just not right.

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I saw this at Celluloid Screams last month and really liked it. It's not perfect but it's pretty much exactly what I was expecting/hoping for from a Richard Stanley Lovecraft adaptation and the last half hour left me properly dazed. Definitely go see it on the big screen if you have any interest in it at all.

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On 07/11/2019 at 04:57, Goose said:

Looks pretty good - just beware there's a lot of footage

 

 

 

That veered a bit into "Nooo not the bees!" territory when they had Cage doing Brando doing Kurtz with his whispering of "The Colour....  the colour...". (i.e I'm no longer sure if they are taking their own film seriously)

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