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At the mountains of madness (movie)

Discussion in 'Arts & Entertainment' started by Kyriakos, Dec 5, 2009.

  1. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    Any news about the movie about this large story by HPL? I read in wikipedia that Del Toro had trouble finding financing for it. I hope that the project is not alltogether abandoned...

    Only other thing i have heard was that it was supposed to be in cinemas by 2012...
     
  2. Till

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    Looks like it's still being worked on ...
    I can't believe that Del Toro is reponsible for both Hellboy and Pan's Labyrinth, given how bad the former was and how great the latter.
     
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    Newbunkle Muppet

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    Yay, this sounds great.
     
  4. SS-18 ICBM

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    I don't think the silver screen could convey Lovecraft's brand of horror better than words.
     
  5. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    I doubt that too, but i am too lazy to read At the mountains of madness, although i tried some times. So i will be looking forward to the movie :)
    Besides, that novel is too based on scientific (or pseudo-scientific?) details and analysis, so it moves at a very slow pace.
     
  6. Till

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    Amusing that you of all people complain about slow moving stories. ;)
    There is a pretty good audio adaption of MoM if you can find it.
     
  7. xarthaz

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    Hope they hurry up, looks like good story
     
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    Just get through the first part. Once they get to the ruins, things become interesting. ;) But that just might be me, since I love exposition of a fictional world.
     
  10. MobBoss

    MobBoss Off-Topic Overlord

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    Hmmm. I liked Hellboy. /shrug.
     
  11. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    I dont mind slow moving stories, but ATMOM was full of airplane descriptions and co-ordinates, and nothing at all of importance was happening. And i am not really interested in the topography of Antarctica so i got bored by that :)
     
  12. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    Just saw this:


    Link to video.

    Its over :( The movie was canceled. Too bad.
     
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  14. Glassfan

    Glassfan Mostly harmless

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    I liked it too, but clearly a "B" movie. Pan's Labyrinth was artistic and fantastic.
     

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