The Whisperer In Darkness
The Whisperer In Darkness (2011)

A visionary screen adaptation of the classic weird tale by legendary horror writer HP Lovecraft. Following a series of floods in rural Vermont, the bodies of grotesque creatures are found floating in several rivers. The creatures match… More

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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com

"Whisperer in Darkness" has a chiller-diller conclusion and some moments of real terror.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Only a playful horror picture, where Call of Cthulhu was actually a great & largely successful experiment; but it still gets to the heart of why Lovecraft works.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The pacing is unbearably slow, and scenes languish for long minutes in dialogue and suspense-free padding. Whale would never have been so wasteful.

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Sarah Boslaugh
Playback:stl

...provides a good reflection of Lovecraft's obsessions while affording contemporary audiences some good old-fashioned midnight movie fun.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

The atmospherics are in place, and the filmmakers catch the essence of Lovecraft's expansive horror with efficiency. The film is entertaining without attaining greatness.

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Flixster Audience Score: 64% Flixster User Reviews
Francisco Godinho
Yet another very satisfying, respectful and entertaining adaption of one of HP Lovecraft's most accomplished stories by the H.P. Lovecraft Historical… More