The Whisperer In Darkness
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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 descriptions given in certain local myths and legends. University Folklorist Albert Wilmarth (Matt Foyer) is initially dismissive of the stories, until he starts to receive a series of increasingly disturbing letters from Vermont farmer, that hint at a horrifying truth. He travels to Vermont to investigate further, and uncovers a conspiracy that extends out into… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

""Whisperer in Darkness" has a chiller-diller conclusion and some moments of real terror."
‑ Andrew O'Hehir, Salon.com
"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."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"The pacing is unbearably slow, and scenes languish for long minutes in dialogue and suspense-free padding. Whale would never have been so wasteful."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"...provides a good reflection of Lovecraft's obsessions while affording contemporary audiences some good old-fashioned midnight movie fun."
‑ Sarah Boslaugh, Playback:stl
"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."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
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