Thanks guys, and I hope The Dunwich Horror is on your list of movies to make! An investigation into witchcraft, the occult and secret government operations. John J. Puccio of Movie Metropolis said "The atmospherics are in place, and the filmmakers catch the essence of Lovecraft's expansive horror with efficiency. Lovecraft story. This is a movie I will watch again and again because it is just that good. People forget Lovecraft wrote for the most part in his own time while he often look backwards he didn’t shade where he was. The acting is solid and dialogue brings the characters to life in their time and not like modern people dressed up like it was 1920 something but people dressed and acting like 1920 something was modern. John J. Puccio of Movie Metropolis said "The atmospherics are in place, and the filmmakers catch the essence of Lovecraft's expansive horror with efficiency. This adaption was made by, what's essentially a larping community, it's a fan film and a labor of love and I have the highest opinion of it as such. From H.P. King Fun Facts: Height: 5' 11" (1.8 m) Barry Lynch's real age is N/A. this movie is big on atmosphere, which so many "scary" movies today sadly lack. There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. A labour of love (and unspeakable horrors). With Stephen Blackehart, Autumn Wendel, Annie Abrams, P.J. Publication History I really enjoyed this the first and re-watched with friends at last weekend who also though that it was excellent. This is such a macabre delight. From H.P. The evocation of a 1930s Universal-styled film is perfectly realised and the film is filled with dread and the threat of cosmic horror. I KNEW BEFORE I GAVE IT THAT AT LEAST ONE OF THE SPOKES THAT HOLDS THE DISCS IN PLACE WAS BROKEN AS I COULD HEAR THE DISC MOVING INSIDE. The Blue Ray version is beautifully presented and stores some interesting extras to complement the film. Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. Lovecraft. Actually... Good cheesy B movie that sticks to Lovecraft pretty closely. Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences. Lovecraft is now considered one of America's foremost writers of horror fiction, standing alongside the likes of Stephen King and Edgar Allan Poe. Sure there are some additions and some things were changed a bit. This is a movie I will watch again and again because it is just that good. Lovecraft on film. Audience Reviews for The Whisperer In Darkness Jun 25, 2016 If you are a Lovecraft fan and haven't seen this yet, please slap yourself, then see it as soon as possible. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. With Stephen Blackehart, Autumn Wendel, Annie Abrams, P.J. An investigation into witchcraft, the occult and secret government operations. The evocation of a 1930s Universal-styled film is perfectly realised and the film is filled with dread and the threat of cosmic horror. ITEM HAD A HOLE PUNCHED IN THE FRONT COVER. Lovecraf't's classic tale of alien horror bursts onto the screen in the style of the classic horror films of the 1930s. 2011 TV14 Science Fiction, Mystery/Crime Feature Film SD. The Whisperer in Darkness Directed by Sean Branney Written by Sean Branney and Andrew Leman, based on the story by H.P. Oddly, the film’s greatest strength is also its greatest weakness. There is little gore because none is needed. They did have to do a few things to make it more filmable. The Whisperer in Darkness draws you in and gets you interested as it gradually builds up speed, just like Lovecrafts' original stories all do. Reviewed in the United States on June 4, 2019. See Full Cast + Crew for The Whisperer in Darkness Features Load More Features Movie Reviews Presented by Rotten Tomatoes. Whisper in Darkness is a great Horror/Scifi Hybrid short story. I encourage all Lovecraft readers to see "The Whisperer in Darkness", as long as "Call of Cthulhu (2005)" from the same producers. It is stated on this article that a movie is being made; is there a link that confirms this? It is the story which introduced the Mi-Go and they remain a classic Cthulhu Mythos monster that has the benefit of being able to have a conversation with our protagonists. I really enjoyed this the first and re-watched with friends at last weekend who also though that it was excellent. Using its Mythoscope™ process — a mix of vintage and modern techniques — the H.P. Albert N. Wilmarth, Esq., 118 Saltonstall St., Arkham, Mass., My dear Sir:— I have read with great interest the Brattleboro Reformer’s reprint (Apr. There is little gore because none is needed. King. Written in 1931, H.P. Logged in users can submit quotes. H. P. Lovecraft's weird tale of ALIEN HORROR comes to VIVID LIFE... Filmed in genuine Mythoscope.. It is very … Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 6 May 2014. ), but this is the first movie to bring the utter essence of horror that H. P. Lovecraft could convey to the screen. Lovecraft Society produced this film (in addition to the Call of Cthulhu). With Robert Wieckiewicz, Benno Fürmann, Agnieszka Grochowska, Maria Schrader. Lovecraft story. THIS WAS BAD ENOUGH AS IT WAS A CHRISTMAS GIFT. This Deluxe Two Disc DVD set includes The Whisperer in Darkness (103 minutes, black and white) with 5.1 surround sound THE WHISPERER IN DARKNESS is probably my third or fourth favorite H.P. The concept behind the whisperer in the darkness is very similar to the Little Red Riding Hood children's story: Lovecraft uses an alien impostor (instead of the wolf in little red riding hood) Demonmancubus 18:28, 21 July 2007 (UTC) The Whisperer in Darkness is a 2011 science fiction film based on the 1931 novella by H. P. Lovecraft.. Directed by Agnieszka Holland. The H.P. The film is entertaining without attaining greatness." Like the good old movies of yesteryear (Them! I had yet to see that make it's transition to the big screen, until now. I recommend this to Lovecraft fans and Lovecraft curious readers alike. Reviewed in the United States on July 18, 2018. Although I'm a Lovecraft fan, I dislike most of the Cthulhu wannabe films made so far. Although I'm a Lovecraft fan, I dislike most of the Cthulhu wannabe films made so far. With 'Whisperer', they opted to make... HPLS hit a home-run with their 'Call of Cthulhu', by making it a silent movie. But that's not the point of a movie like this. Reviewed in the United States on March 26, 2014. The movie takes liberty with the original story, probably because there isn't enough in the tale for a whole movie. Celebrated author H.P. The Whisperer in Darkness: https://glinde.esclon.com/a51ne9j THE WHISPERER IN DARKNESS is probably my third or fourth favorite H.P. It lags behind THE SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH, CALL OF CTHULHU, and THE COLOR OUT OF SPACE. Read “The Shadow Over Usenet” Posts via Google Groups.. This was obviously a labor of love and it shows. Read “The Whisperer in Darkness”. It's available to watch. This is excellent and after the equally brilliant Call of Cthulhu, I cant wait to see what this writing/directing team will do next with their wonderful continuing obsession with H.P Lovecraft. Written in 1931, H.P. This adaption was made by, what's essentially a larping community, it's a fan film and a labor of love and I have the highest opinion of it as such. Reviewed in the United States on November 19, 2017, This is how you capture H.P. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Firstly i would like to thank amazon for their delivery on the may 5th with their own courier service.Brilliant service from amazon on a bank holiday.Anyway to the film itself.This is the best film by far on lovecraft books on the market.It has all you would expect from reading a book.The acting is good the effects good and the slow build up of the film is just right.A word of warning if you have not heard of this author,check his books first because you might not like the film.Wish this company could make two of his books with bigger budgets like AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS and the SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH.Bigger budgets do not make better films but these producers know his work and would make full use to give HPL fans what we need to see!! We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements, and display ads. Yet here we are. THE WHISPERER IN DARKNESS is probably my third or fourth favorite H.P. A must have for any fan. Seriously, this film is working off an extremely small budget, and what they get for it is great. It made their use of silent-era effects and acting charming...and, added to the dreamlike effect of having your mind's view of a book come to life. He stirred my imagination and his stories were scary, actually scary. Watch The Whisperer in Darkness starring Stephen Blackehart in this Science Fiction on DIRECTV. In 1931 H.P. King. In 1931 H.P. Menace, period feel, great soundtrack etc etc It is shame that it is not currently available. The film is entertaining without attaining greatness." Growing up, some of the best horror stories I read, the ones that stuck with me long after I had finished the books, were the ones by Lovecraft. © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. ITEM HAD A HOLE PUNCHED IN THE FRONT COVER. Reviewed in the United States on December 5, 2013, Worth a look from Lovecraft fans...however, its only 2/3 of a good movie. THE WHISPERER IN DARKNESS is probably my third or fourth favorite H.P. 2011 TV14 Science Fiction, Mystery/Crime Feature Film SD. A dramatization of one man's rescue of Jewish refugees in the German-occupied Polish city of Lvov. It lags behind THE SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH, CALL OF CTHULHU, and THE COLOR OUT OF SPACE. Sure there are some additions and some things were changed a bit. They did it in B&W so it would appear like it was made in Lovecraft's lifetime or immediately after. Whisper in Darkness is a great Horror/Scifi Hybrid short story. The Whisperer in Darkness received highly positive reviews. A treat for fans of H. P. Lovecraft! × Yet here we are. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 3 August 2015. Improvement over the silent Call of Cthulu. Growing up, some of the best horror stories I read, the ones that stuck with me long after I had finished the books, were the ones by Lovecraft. The HPLHS made The Whisperer in Darkness as a 1930s style feature film. Yes, there have been good adaptations, such as The Reanimator (Jeffrey Combs, you rock, you versatile Andorian, Question type guy! Lovecraft's iconic genre-bending tale of suspense and alien terrors is brought to life in the style of the classic horror films of the 1930s like Frankenstein, Dracula and King Kong. Lovecraft story. It is the story which introduced the Mi-Go and they remain a classic Cthulhu Mythos monster that has the benefit of being able to have a conversation with our protagonists. The Whisperer in Darkness Synopsis. He stirred my imagination and his stories were scary, actually scary. Henry, a farmer in a rural area of Vermont, finds odd footprints that are alien in origin. Images. Lovecraft Society produced this film (in addition to the Call of Cthulhu). Whose namesake appears in the movie, just like others from other stories appear in the movie I personally think it is one of his best stories. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 15 May 2018, If youre a fan of H P LOVECRAFT then this film is for you filmed,written & produced by the HPLHS this film is made for fans by fans filmed in black & white for a orthetic looking movie its a most have, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 7 October 2016. Based on the H. P. Lovecraft story of the same name, a folklorist investigates reports of unusual creatures in Vermont only to uncover more than he bargained for The Whisperer in Darkness draws you in and gets you interested as it gradually builds up speed, just like Lovecrafts' original stories all do. I enjoyed nearly every minute of it and the cast are great. !The best film on the market besides CALL OF CTHULU made by the same company although it has no dialogue like WHISPERS One last thing great soundtrack to go with B/W with film gives it that period feel.5 STARS!!!!!!!! 62% 80%. A hermit living in the 1920's, discovers a race of aliens plot … Deadly Mantis, etc.) It is very crisp and clear on blu ray with excellent sound. The Whisperer in Darkness is a 26,000-word novella by American writer H. P. Lovecraft.Written February–September 1930, it was first published in Weird Tales, August 1931. Read Full Synopsis Cast + Crew Previous Cast Members More Cast Members. The Whisperer in Darkness subtitles. They did have to do a few things to make it more filmable. This is a movie I will watch again and again because it is just that good. Menace, period feel, great soundtrack etc etc It is shame that it is not currently available. Movie. So, the main achievement of this Miskatonic film makers maybe to fully catch the atmosphere of the novels, avoiding the bizarre or explicit "fear" techniques used in other films. HLPHS gets it from the start and the love (pardon the pun here) shows. "The Whisperer in Darkness" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft. Shot on location in New England and in Hollywood, The Whisperer in Darkness brings Lovecraft's intense imagination to vivid life in the style of the 1930s. THE WHISPERER IN DARKNESS is probably my third or fourth favorite H.P. HPLHS is getting better at making movies - more, please! The Roaring Twenties and early Thirties provide a rich creative backdrop, peopled with fascinating figures. Lovecraft is now considered one of America's foremost writers of horror fiction, standing alongside the likes of Stephen King and Edgar Allan Poe. Travelling or based outside United States? That gives it significant leeway in the fact that its settings, lighting, and special effects won't dazzle you. It lags behind THE SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH, CALL OF CTHULHU, and THE COLOR OUT OF SPACE. THIS ITEM WAS DESCRIBED AS NEW. Production tried to mimic what film in his era did and again a beautiful compromise A bit of imagination is required but it actually does raise a chill just as a good print of King Kong from that era does. Directed by Sean Branney. It lags behind THE SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH, CALL OF CTHULHU, and THE COLOR OUT OF SPACE. HLPHS gets it from the start and the love (pardon the pun here) shows. IF THERE WAS A FACILITY IN THE RATINGS SYSTEM TO AWARD NO STARS, WHICH I'VE ALWAYS FELT WAS A SERIOUS FLAW IN THE SYSTEM, I WOULD HAVE NO HESITATION IN DOING SO. Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads. The filmmakers cared about every moody shadow, every slightly stodgy performance, and (of course) the dark, disturbing imagination of H.P. Discussion Archives. The quality is astonishing considering that it's a fan film with almost no budget, and a far better adaptation of Lovecraft's material than any mainstream or direct to video release I've ever seen (save their other adaptation, the excellent 2005 Call of Cthulthu film). Lovecraft story. The Whisperer in Darkness. So glad I bought this! What's even more impressive is it was made on virtually no budget. Lovecraft's classic tale of alien horror shot in genuine Mythoscope by the H.P. You know that they care about the source material at least as much as any other diehard Lovecraft fan, and what you got with this film is a movie that true to the spirit of the story and events and immerses you in a tale of classic horror. Lovecraft's iconic genre-bending tale of suspense and alien terrors is brought to life in the style of the classic horror films of the 1930s like Frankenstein, Dracula and King Kong. It lags behind THE SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH, CALL OF CTHULHU, and THE COLOR OUT OF SPACE. I thought at one point they might be veering a little close to pulp heroism but no, it remains true to Lovecraft's vision of the universe. The Whisperer in Darkness Synopsis: Based on the H. P. Lovecraft story of the same name, a folklorist investigates reports of unusual creatures in Vermont only to uncover more than he bargained for Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 5 April 2013. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 5, 2013, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 25, 2012. This film, from these guys, impressed me more than most of the fodder churned out by the big companies. Reviewed in the United States on January 23, 2019. As a 50 year old horror/sci-fi fan It takes a lot to impress me these days. It made their use of silent-era effects and acting charming...and, added to the dreamlike effect of having your mind's view of a book come to life. They're all good but I have to especially praise the little girl whose performance would put many adult professional actors to shame. Select the department you want to search in. Directed by Matt Hundley. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 11 February 2016, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 21 June 2016, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. It a movie made from love that will satisfy each and every Lovecraft fan. The Whisperer in Darkness. It is the story which introduced the Mi-Go and they remain a classic Cthulhu Mythos monster that has the benefit of being able to have a conversation with our protagonists. King's real age is N/A. But every one of them is fascinating to watch as they all clearly love their source material and enjoy making this film. 62% 80%. Lovecraft wrote his classic tale of alien horror, "The Whisperer in Darkness". King from The Whisperer in Darkness is cast as "Workman." Reviewed in the United States on September 20, 2019. It holds 80% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.On the Internet Movie Database it has 6.7 out of 10 stars. P.J. The Whisperer in Darkness draws you in and gets you interested as it gradually builds up speed, just like Lovecrafts' original stories all do. Reportedly an animated project based on the long-running The Whisperer in Darkness video game franchise. A hermit living in the 1920's, discovers a race of aliens plot … Even the liberties they have taken with the plot are ones that add to the structure and make it work better as a film in ways in keeping with the original text. Lovecraft story. They did it in B&W so it would appear like it was made in Lovecraft's lifetime or immediately after. It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness. Lovecraft's iconic genre-bending tale of suspense and alien terrors is brought to life in the style of the classic horror films of the 1930s like Frankenstein, Dracula and King Kong. Video availability outside of United Kingdom varies. Actor Zack Gold from The Whisperer in Darkness is cast as "Astronomy Colleague." As much as I love the Big C, the simple fact is that he's not particularly chatty. Watch the full movie online. It lags behind THE SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH, CALL OF CTHULHU, and THE COLOR OUT OF SPACE. Henry, a farmer in a rural area of Vermont, finds odd footprints that are alien in origin. Lovecraft USA, 2011 Fantasia imdb The Whisperer in Darkness is an extraordinarily well-crafted film and it completely achieves its objectives. The Whisperer in Darkness HD IMDB: 6.6 Written in 1931, H.P. HPLS hit a home-run with their 'Call of Cthulhu', by making it a silent movie. THIS WAS BAD ENOUGH AS IT WAS A CHRISTMAS GIFT. Henry, a farmer in a rural area of Vermont, finds odd footprints that are alien in origin. There is little gore because none is needed. The Whisperer in Darkness ... and the SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH.Bigger budgets do not make better films but these producers know his work and would make full use to give HPL fans what we need to see!! It … Often called the best unfilmable horror writer ever most production house fail to keep Lovecraft “Lovecraft”. Watch The Whisperer in Darkness starring Stephen Blackehart in this Science Fiction on DIRECTV. Albert N. Wilmarth, Esq., 118 Saltonstall St., Arkham, Mass., My dear Sir:— I have read with great interest the Brattleboro Reformer’s reprint (Apr. Shot on location in New England and in Hollywood, The Whisperer in Darkness brings Lovecraft's intense imagination to vivid life in the style of the 1930s. Actually I think they filmed in color and converted it, but it looks good. 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