H.P. Lovecraft

  • H.P. Lovecraft’s Direct Influence on ‘The Mist’

    Anyone who has read both King and Lovecraft will be able to pick out Lovecraft’s presence in The Mist eventually. The creatures, Lovecraftian in description are, well…described as being Lovecraftian. If by this point in the novella you didn’t pick up on the classic author’s influence, you most certainly did with that word...
  • THE VOID (2017) Boasts Some of the Best Effects in Recent Memory

    There is a scene in The Void about thirty minutes in when a hulking beast, made completely out of practical effects, is forcing its tentacled, gooey appendages into a dead man’s face through every possible orifice. The main cast looks on in horror, and rightfully so, as this thing is nothing...