Film Review: Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: A chronicle of the life, work and mind that created the Cthulhu mythos. REVIEW: Documentaries are a funny thing. I believe it is often important to be interested in the subject matter before watching the documentary to make sure you will be engaged in the information that is being told. An outstanding doco though draws you in even if you have no prior knowledge of the topic being investigated and ends up making the viewer … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ghost Story (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: “Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome fifty-year-old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley’s twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Ghost Story (1981) is another film about a cohesive social group (not religious zealots this time, but four upper-class old men in a small New England town) repressing forces such as sexuality, that might … Continue reading

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