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The Rise & Potential Fall of Cosmic Horror and H.P. Lovecraft Cinematic Universe

The works of H.P. Lovecraft are enjoying something of a resurgence in popularity following the successes of several recent films adapted from or inspired by the author’s works. Examples include Mandy, Underwater, and Color Out of Space. But are plans for an entire H.P. Lovecraft cinematic universe doomed before they even begin? Mr. H thinks–maybe.

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Regular readers of Dread Central know we’re huge fans of the video essays produced by UK film critic and academic Mr. H. His latest is an examination of H.P. Lovecraft, cosmic horror, and how plans for a cinematic universe may be doomed from the get-go. Give it a spin embedded at the top of the article.

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What do you think of Mr. H’s exploration of H.P. Lovecraft and a potential cinematic universe? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! You can also carry on the convo with me personally on Twitter @josh_millican.

Written by Josh Millican

Josh Millican is the Editor in Chief at Dread Central.

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