29.11.2010 5

“Fear of the Unknown” – Komplette Doku über H.P. Lovecraft

Auf Snagfilms kann man sich derzeit die komplette Dokumentation über das Leben von H.P. Lovecraft “Fear of the Unkown” ansehen (Mehr Infos auf der offiziellen Website). 90 Minuten Horror Galore inklusive einiger Interviews u.A. mit Guillermo del Toro, John Carpenter und Autor Neil Galman. Ein kleiner Lichtblick an diesem traurigen Tag. Hier die Video Description:

The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is Fear of the Unknown.

“H.P. Lovecraft was the forefather of modern horror fiction having inspired such writers as Stephen King, Robert Bloch and Neil Gaiman. The influence of his Cthulhu mythos can be seen in film (Re-animator, Hellboy, and Alien), games (The Call of Cthulhu role playing enterprise), music (Metallica, Iron Maiden) and pop culture in general.

But what led an Old World, xenophobic gentleman to create one of literature’s most far-reaching mythologies?  What attracts even the minds of the 21st century to these stories of unspeakable abominations and cosmic gods?

LOVECRAFT: FEAR OF THE UNKNOWN is a chronicle of the life, work and mind that created these weird tales as told by many of today’s luminaries of dark fantasy including John Carpenter (The Thing), Guillermo Del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth), Neil Gaiman (Coraline), Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator), Caitlin Kiernan (“Daughter of Hounds”) and Peter Straub (“Ghost Story”).”

Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown via brainbar




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