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The Thing on the Doorstep (2003)

Insane asylums, shallow graves and magick of the blackest kind. Maelstrom Productions' newest project is an updated but faithful adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's "The Thing on the Doorstep". ... See full summary »

Director:

Eric Morgret

Writers:

H.P. Lovecraft (short story), K.L. Young
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J.D. Lloyd ... Detective
Jerry Lloyd ... Robert R. Black
Jamie Morgan ... Doctor
Erick Robertson ... Edward
Oliver Spencer Oliver Spencer ... Dan
Beth Zumann Beth Zumann ... Asenath
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Insane asylums, shallow graves and magick of the blackest kind. Maelstrom Productions' newest project is an updated but faithful adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's "The Thing on the Doorstep". Stephen King describes Lovecraft as "The 20th century horror story's dark and baroque prince". Shot entirely on Digital Video, the film promises to satisfy fans of Lovecraft and the genre itself. Written by Anonymous

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9 October 2003 (USA) See more »

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Seattle, Washington, USA

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Why women are evil
29 October 2003 | by EdwardMartinIIISee all my reviews

Morgret's "The Thing on the Doorstep", a pretty faithful adaptation of the short story by H. P. Lovecraft, is a chop to the cerebellum. From the opening gunshots to the sizzle of eyes at the end, it's a tumble into an increasingly paranoid fantasy manifested in a supernatural vein. In scenes of normalcy there are the surrealisms and in the most surreal moments can be found anchors of reality.


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