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Iä! Iä! Cthulhu Fhtagn! New ‘Call Of Cthulhu’ Trailer Debuts At E3

  Madness is taking over E3 as Cyanide Studio and Focus Home Interactive released their new trailer for one of the most highly anticipated games of the year, “The Call of Cthulhu” based on the board game of the same name by Chaosium. Players take on the role of Edward Pierce, a private investigator who’s […]

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Annihilation Review: Lovecraft Done Right

There’s a sense of unease all throughout Annihilation, the latest film from Ex Machina director Alex Garland. The strange color palette, booming techno-esque score,and oddly detached performances from the actors add up to a film that is immensely strange, beautiful, and utterly alienating. Few films have really nailed down what made Lovecraft’s monsters so powerful; […]

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Ten Horror Films Actually In Need Of A Remake

The list of really good to near-perfect horror flicks that have been given the remake treatment in the last two decades is staggering, and doesn’t appear to be slowing down any time soon. ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’, ‘The Fog’, ‘Halloween’, ‘Fright Night’, and so many others have been remade, reworked, or rebooted for a […]

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A Long Forgotten Lovecraft Manuscript Rediscovered

A recently rediscovered manuscript circa 1926, titled The Cancer of Superstition, co-written by Lovecraft was found in a collection of items from an old magic shop. The collection belonged to Beatrice Houdini and was commissioned by her husband, the legendary escape artist Harry Houdini. The 31-page work delves into and condemns superstition through out time. […]

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Dark Horse Comics Presents The New Lovecraftian Comic Weird Detective

Dark Horse Comics has announced a new lovecraftian comic titled Weird Detective from writer Fred Van Lente (Conan the Avenger, Resurrectionists)  and illustrator Guiu Vilanova (Conan the Avenger). From the Press Release: Cthulhu cops, the Innsmouth Mafia, telepathic cats and other crimes against sanity stalk the streets of New York in this pulpy stew of […]

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Review: She Walks in Shadows

She Walks In Shadows edited by Silvia Moreno-Garcia & Paula R. Stiles is very different from many of the books I’ve reviewed for Zombie Apocalypse Defense Force, before. It’s an anthology put out by an independent press which aspires to tell the stories of female authors whose works relate to or take place in the universe established […]

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