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miércoles, 9 de julio de 2014


El cine puede ser una excelente fuente de inspiración e ideas para partidas y campañas de Rol. No digamos si además procede de la obra de Lovecraft.

Hay más enlaces a películas libres de Youtube en los comentarios, siempre crecientes, de la FUENTE.





There are several Lovecraftian studio movies online.  Most of these didn’t make my “Best Lovecraftian-themed movies” list, but I enjoyed them, in a B movie sort of way.
Watch them below!  As always, if I’ve missed any, please let me know by commenting below.
Cast a Deadly Spell (1991) – Full MovieIn a fantastical 40′s where magic is used by everyone, a hard-boiled detective investigates the theft of a mystical tome.
City of the Dead (AKA Horror Hotel) (1960) – Full Movie
Starring Christopher Lee!  A young coed uses her winter vacation to research a paper on witchcraft in New England. Her professor recommends that she spend her time in a small village called Whitewood. He originally came from that village so he also recommends she stay at the “Raven’s Inn,” run by a Mrs. Newlis. She gets to the village and notices some weird happenings, but things begin to happen in earnest when she finds herself “marked” for sacrifice…
Cthulhu (2007) – Full Movie
A Seattle history professor, drawn back to his estranged family on the Oregon coast to execute his late mother’s estate, is reaquainted with his best friend from childhood, with whom he has a long-awaited tryst. Caught in an accelerating series of events, he discovers aspects of his father’s New Age cult which take on a dangerous and apocalyptic significance.
Dagon (2001) – Full MovieDirected by Stuart Gordon.  A boating accident runs a young man and woman ashore in a decrepit Spanish fishing town which they should discover is in the grips of an ancient sea god and its monstrous half human offspring.
Dark Intruder (1966) – Full Movie
Police call in occult expert to help solve series of murders.
Diary of a Madman (1963) – Full Movie
Starring Vincent Price! Simon Cordier is a well-respected magistrate who visits a condemned prisoner, Louis Girot, just before the man’s execution. Girot again pleads his innocence insisting that he has been taken over by a spirit that forced him to commit his crimes. Though Cordier doesn’t believe him, he notes a rapid change in his personality during their short interview. Then he begins to face strange occurrences in his home.
The Dunwich Horror (2009)
In Louisiana, the thirty-five year old single mother Lavina delivers a baby boy and a monster in the evil Whateley House. Ten years later, Dr. Henry Armitage and his assistant Professor Fay Morgan discover that the page 751 of every copy of the Necronomicon is missing and The Black Brotherhood has summoned the gate keeper Yog Sothoth to leave the portal opened to the demons and ancient gods.
Fear of the Unknown(2008) – Full Movie
From Wyrd Studios, directed by Frank H. Woodward. An in-depth documentary on H.P. Lovecraft, the forefather of modern horror fiction, telling of his life, work, and mind, as told by the luminaries of weird tales in both fiction and film.
Horror Express (1972) – Full Movie
Starring Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing!  In 1906, in China, Professor Alexander Saxton discovers an ancient frozen fossil in the remote Province of Szechuan. He brings the remains of the being in a box to Shanghai and boards a trans-Siberian train, where he meets his acquaintance Dr. Wells. During the trip, a life force trapped in the frozen creature is released…
Out of Mind: The Stories of H.P. Lovecraft (1998) – Full Movie
Haunted by disturbing dreams from an inherited book, a young man becomes interested in the writings of H.P. Lovecraft.
Stalker (1979) – Full Movie
Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, an alien place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers. Over his wife’s numerous objections, a man rises in the dead of night: he’s a stalker, one of a handful who have the mental gifts (and who risk imprisonment) to lead people into the Zone to the Room, a place where one’s secret hopes come true. That night, he takes two people into the Zone: a popular writer who is burned out, cynical, and questioning his genius; and a quiet scientist more concerned about his knapsack than the journey. In the deserted Zone, the approach to the Room must be indirect…
Watch Stalker at the links below, and be sure to turn on English subtitles.

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