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At the plains of madness 2021

As every year this is again, I prepare an entry for Halloween, and this year has not been different. Although, usually there is more action, but given the current situation it was quite slow paced compared with other years.

The List

Just with October, it is the list of movies. Every year I watch 31 horror movies, and some times with a theme. This years theme was Lovecraftian, so the majority of the movies are Lovecraftian in nature.

  1. In the Mouth of Madness (1994) – surprisingly good…
  2. Nekrotronic (2014) – Dead on arrival…
  3. The thing (1982) – Yes, I finally finished…
  4. Snakes on a plane (2006) – snakes…on…a…plane…
  5. The Dooms of Chapel Horror (2016) – skip to the end…
  6. Blacula ( 1972) – It’s the 70’s. What else to say…
  7. The barge people (2018) – Cornwall people…
  8. Men in Black (1997) – I am still waiting for my invitation…
  9. The Pickman Model (2018,2021?) – Happy clouds need friends…
  10. Little Evil (2017) – Parks and Rec the fostering…
  11. Uzumaki (2000) – Another one surprisingly good…
  12. Hobo with a gun (2011) – Hahaha…
  13. Annihilation ( 2018) – of course, aliens…
  14. Vampires vs the Bronx (2020) – Do not mess with the Bronx…
  15. Dagon (2001) – Did he kissed his sister?…
  16. A Clockwork Orange (1971) – Finally…
  17. The shuttered room (1967) – the hillbillies…
  18. In the search of Darkness II (2020) – 4 hours…
  19. X: The man with the x-ray eyes (1963) – I call that cheating…
  20. Cosmic Sin (2021) – Yipi Kai Yei…
  21. Alien (1979) – Space is to noisy…
  22. Evira’s 40th anniversary – House on Haunted Hill (1951) – She is still the mistress of darkness…
  23. El Hoyo – The platform (2020) – so many commentaries…
  24. A Classic Horror Story (2021) – Classic Italian cinema…
  25. City of the living dead (1980) – Next time I turn on the subs…
  26. A nightmare wakes (2021) – Such a lie…
  27. The Beyond ( 1981) – More good Italian cinema…
  28. Slaxx (2021) – The fashion literally killing…
  29. Ghostbusters (1984) – Such a classic…
  30. Virgin Witch (1972) – wait what? so much plot…
  31. The Call of Cthulhu (2005) – Ending with the master himself…

This year there were not three at the end, but it has todo more with the timing than anything.

The Party

Every year I choose a party to attend for Halloween, but this year was limited by the world pandemic and I had to do a solo party, but I had my costume ready…

This is just to bring memory from when I disguised as octagon during carnival as child. It is a shame that there was no party to go and be the soul of the party.

And because no one else joined… I made my own party… with snacks and everything! Someone had to do it.

This year many things happened, and it was a very difficult month, but I hope the next will be more comfortable and going full on costume for everyone to enjoy!

At bay, you monster!!

The Lurking Fear( Español )

¡Bienvenidos de nuevo!

Como algunos deberían de saber, el pasado 20 de agosto fue el cumpleaños de H. P. Lovecraft, por lo que se me hizo los más correcto que la entrada de este mes esté relacionada con él. Ademas entrada tendrá doble idioma(English). Espero me disculpen por las irregularidades entre ambas.

En primera, ya han pasado mucho tiempo desde la última vez que escribí una entrada así, pero aquí va de nuevo. Debería haber sido publicada el lunes, pero la vida real no me deja hacerlo. Además, la principal razón para escribir todo en dos idiomas es para que la poca gente que lo leen en inglés, solo se de una persona, no se sienta mal y pueda incluso comparar. Ahora al resumen como debe de ser.

El miedo que acecha(The Lurking fear)

La historia describe a un narrador desconocido, que se desempeña como reportero, visita una región montañosa  donde han llegado diversos rumores sobre ataques de una bestia desconocida. Un mes previo, una tormenta trajo consigo una gran destrucción sobre la región.

Durante su investigación, el narrador encuentra información sobre la familia Martense, la cual esta rodeada de rumores y legendas. Este decide investigar  los rumores lo cual lo trae  en contacto con  el horror  causado por una misteriosa criatura que acecha los alrededor y se cree es el culpable de los desastres causados en la región. Durante la investigación encuentra la existencia de misterios que envuelven a la familia Martense, y el horror que trajeron en el pasado a la región  y en la cual ahora se vio envuelto.

La historia se desenvuelve de forma a un paso cómodo, y permite descubrir  poco  a poco los diferentes misterios  que causan  el horror.

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¡¿Una película?!

Hace un tiempo, más de un año en realidad, encontré en una de las tiendas de segunda mano una película llamada “The Lurking Fear”. Cuando leí la descripción entendí que se trataba de una película basada en la historia de Lovecraft, y decidí comprarla y verla.

La película por si sola no es mala, es terrible! Solamente el tema esta basado en la historia corta, pero el resto es completamente malo. En el caso de que sean fanáticos de películas malas, el cual es mi caso, la pueden ver y simplemente reírse o llorar de la mala ejecución, pero si esperan una adaptación de una historia de Lovecraft que valga la pena, este no es el caso.

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Como siempre, una versión en español para quien desee leer la historia.

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The Lurking Fear (English)

Welcome back!

As several of you might know, the last 20 of August was H. P. Lovecraft birthday, so I considered to be more adequate to write this month entry in relation with him. Furthermore, the entry comes in two languages(Español). I hope everyone forgives me for the irregularities between both.

First, it has been quite a while since the last time I wrote an entry like this, but here I come again. In principle, it should have been published on Monday, but real life do not let me have fun. In addition, the only reason for this entry to be in two languages is for the few people that reads my blog in English, I know of only one, do not feel bad and can be some comparison. Now here comes the review.

The Lurking Fear

The story describes an unknown narrator, which is a reporter, visiting a mountain region where there has been several rumours and attacks from an unknown beast. A month earlier to his arrival, an storm destroyed a big area of the region.

During the development of the investigation, the narrator finds information about the Martense family which is surrounded by rumours and legends. He decides to investigate this and comes in contact to the horror caused by a mysterious creature which lurks in the surroundings and is behind of the destruction in the region. He founds the mystery of the Martense family and the horror they brought with them to the place where he find himself involved.

The story is described at a smooth pace, and it allows the reader to uncover little by little the different horrible mysteries.

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A film?!

A while ago, actually a year ago, I found in a charity shop a film called “The Lurking Fear”. I read the description, and I understood this was a film based in Lovecraft story, so I bought it and watched it.

The movie by itself is not bad, is horrible! The story is loosely based, and loosely do not start to describe it. Unless your are a fan of crappy movies, like me, you can watch it for a laugh or a cry for its bad execution, but if you try to actually watch a good Lovecraftian movie, it is a waste of time.

Download

Well, this should include a download, but in English there is so much material, that I only include a link to the The H. P. Lovecraft Archive:

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