The Call of Cthulhu

April 4, 2011 in Inquisitor News, Lovecraft Video Library

For more info: www.microcinemadvd.com The Call of Cthulhu, an all new silent film, is HP Lovecraft’s most famous story. It is the only story to feature the celebrated monster Cthulhu and in many ways it encapsulates the ideas that went on to permeated Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos. The film follows the story’s three-part narrative construction, and it moves from the 1920s to 1908 to the1870s and back, as the story does. The story embodies HPL’s nihilistic world view, his cosmic perspective, and his sense that mankind is doomed by its own insignificance. And it’s a pretty good globe-trotting adventure story.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

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