From the title of the film we know this is going to be a Lovecraft inspired horror film, but they make clear from the start this is not just another hack B-movie. It opens with clever exposition, voice over of a news cast establishes a dystopian near-future defined by a global refugee crisis and rising sea levels, references to the… Read More »Cthulhu (2007): A Subversive Twist on Lovecraft
Before the open credits start to roll, Twin Peaks fans will notice parallels. A grim forest, Bobby Vinton croons Mr Lonely, a flyer for a missing girl on a lonely out of service call box, a stranded motorist has a bizarre encounter collapsing under the “Welcome to Villefranche” sign. Jump to a team of police discovering a dead girl hanged… Read More »Black Spot on Netflix: A French Twin Peaks?