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The Call of Cthulhu

2 Ratings: 5.0
Modern silent film adaptation of the classic H.P. Lovecraft story.
2 reviews about The Call of Cthulhu
review by . September 24, 2011
Eldritch Lore Unearthed
Devotees of silent films and the great scribe of Providence alike will certainly enjoy this video, a faithful adaptation of Lovecraft's tale of ominous divinity shot in exacting imitation of expressionist films, courtesy of The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society. Its production's period detail is astounding - sets, props, costumes and miniatures designed in imitation of interwar conventions and German mise en scène are of exceptional verisimilitude. Appropriately, its performers play …
review by . May 03, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
When Cthulhu Calls You'd Better Answer!
THE CALL OF CTHULHU is that long dreamed of but seemingly impossible feat--a film that is absolutely true to the work of author H.P. Lovecraft! Many have tried and failed starting in 60s with abominable films such as DIE MONSTER DIE and CTHULHU MANSION in the 80s.  Granted there have been a few near misses such as Stuart Gordon's DAGON, and the rare modernized successes such as  THE RESURRECTED and Gordon's RE-ANIMATOR , but fans have always been left longing for that one perfectly …
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