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Thread: Nightmare Fuel

  1. #661
    Quote Originally Posted by GlowBear View Post
    Really? =/
    I see what you're getting at but I dunno, I just don't think of the Lovecraft stuff as particularly sexual.
    Last edited by Panzadolphin56; 01-07-2013 at 08:07 AM.

  2. #662
    Not all of it, just one or two of what you posted.

  3. #663
    Shane nailed it when he said Lovecraft stuff wasn't really ever meant to be visual, at least not in the Cthulhu mythos. The biggest part of it was that the actual sight of such indescribable horrors would remake your mind into an unsane nonthing.

  4. #664
    Yeah, he's right, I just enjoy the art generally.

  5. #665
    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Legendhead View Post
    Also, everything Dean Stockwell ever did was awesome. Haven't seen this but would love to. Looks like it might be even better than The Satanic Rites of Dracula, which is one of my long time favorites.
    The Dunwich Horror was solid, especially for its time. Nothing too special though.

    Quote Originally Posted by Panzadolphin56 View Post
    An American Werewolf in London!

    Quote Originally Posted by Jon Bloodspray View Post
    I was just reminded they remade The Thing in 2011. Anyone see that?
    Not a remake. It's a prequel set at the Norwegian base the American crew in the Carpenter version referenced and scoped out. It's actually pretty good, though there's unfortunately too much goofy CGI. The nods and ties to the first movie are pretty well done, and this one ends right were the Carpenter movie begins.

  6. #666
    Quote Originally Posted by ZombiePlatypus View Post
    The Dunwich Horror was solid, especially for its time. Nothing too special though.

    An American Werewolf in London!

    Not a remake. It's a prequel set at the Norwegian base the American crew in the Carpenter version referenced and scoped out. It's actually pretty good, though there's unfortunately too much goofy CGI. The nods and ties to the first movie are pretty well done, and this one ends right were the Carpenter movie begins.
    Haha, you mean the part where the whole thing could have been averted if it weren't for a language barrier?

  7. #667
    Language barrier, plus the one dude just started grabbing grenades. Even if he was speaking perfect English that wouldn't have gone over too well.


    That's actually a complaint folks have with the prequel, they shoehorn in some Americans at the Norwegian base. It didn't bother me though, they explain it well enough in the context of the movie and it is just that, a movie. There were still plenty of non-English speakers for the realists out there.

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    5,459 posts since Aug 2010

    Was going to comment on The Thing prequel question but ZP pretty much summed it up. I'll just add that I liked it more than I thought it would, and I'm glad to have seen it.

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    5,459 posts since Aug 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Legendhead View Post
    My favorite is still that huge thing from the end of The Mist. That was so awesome.

    Loved that movie.

    PS - That clip just reminded me that both Andrea and Dale from The Walking Dead were in it.

  11. #671
    smurfee_mcgee's Avatar
    1,212 posts since Nov 2006

    +1 for loved that movie. Such a good ending.

  12. #672
    Gorilla Gravy's Avatar
    3,059 posts since Sep 2012

    Always hated that music though. Sounds like the composer just ripped off Munich's score. I never thought it really fit the film.

  13. #673
    Analoge's Avatar
    852 posts since May 2009

    Ooh, there's a nightmare fuel thread now? That's my jam.

  14. #674
    smurfee_mcgee's Avatar
    1,212 posts since Nov 2006

    Quote Originally Posted by Analoge View Post
    Ooh, there's a nightmare fuel thread now? That's my jam.
    Great minds thinking alike?? (one page back)

  15. #675

    22,144 posts since Oct 2009
    Quote Originally Posted by smurfee_mcgee View Post
    +1 for loved that movie. Such a good ending.
    I can kind of understand why they gave up hope when they saw the giant Cthulhu monster, it being so mind-blowingly awesome and all, yet their reaction doesn't make sense from a tactical standpoint.

    It's not like that thing would have ever noticed them, and the smaller monsters would either be eaten by it or they'd follow wherever it was going. If Tom Jane had been thinking clearly that would have been the moment where he said "hey guys, I see how we can survive this!"

    Quote Originally Posted by smurfee_mcgee View Post
    Great minds thinking alike?? (one page back)
    Further proof that the Dtoid forums cause psychic powers. We're all on the same wavelength now!

  16. #676
    smurfee_mcgee's Avatar
    1,212 posts since Nov 2006

    Thinking clearly is sooooo boring.

  17. #677

    22,144 posts since Oct 2009
    Quote Originally Posted by smurfee_mcgee View Post
    Thinking clearly is sooooo boring.
    It can be. The worst part is how it leaves you at a disadvantage, with clear minded people usually being in the minority. Sometimes it's necessary to go along with the same illusions and preconceptions as everyone else. Jesus, Socrates, Martin Luther King...some of the greatest men who ever lived would've been happier if they had just gone along with the program. Well maybe not "happy" but they'd have lived longer.

    Of course this has fuck all to do with Giant Cthulhu lol. I'm just being contemplative atm, I guess. Also,

    Spoiler!

  18. #678
    Gorilla Gravy's Avatar
    3,059 posts since Sep 2012


  19. #679
    Analoge's Avatar
    852 posts since May 2009


  20. #680
    Quote Originally Posted by Gorilla Gravy View Post
    OH SHIT! Almost spit on my monitor.

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