Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown, a documentary from 2008, is now fully available online. Named the Best Documentary at the 2008 Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival, the film revisits the life and writings of H.P. Lovecraft, the father of modern horror fiction. And it features important contemporary artists (from filmmakers John Carpenter and Guillermo Del Toro, to writers along the lines of Neil Gaiman), all talking about Lovecraft’s influence on their dark fantasy tradition. The film has been added to our list of Free Documentaries, a subset of our ever-growing collection, 1,150 Free Movies Online: Great Classics, Indies, Noir, Westerns, etc..

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  • Rhaticus Finch says:

    Enjoyable documentary if you can ignore the rubbish music track and obnoxious sound effects (as well as the repetitive commercials). Love Lovecraft, but not the eldritch Snagfilms.

  • Atoz says:

    Perhaps the “ever-growing collection” is shrinking; I sure didn’t “find it listed” there.

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