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Old November 2 2011, 10:26 PM   #709
RJDiogenes
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Re: Hallowe'en Reading and Viewing - 2011

I agree with your thoughts on the weaknesses of Lovecraft's negative descriptors. In the early 80s, someone published a set of his complete works in paperback and I made the mistake of reading it all straight through; I was burned out for years. Luckily, I was able to re-ignite an appreciation for him in the last ten years or so.

Lucky break today in the world of movies. Fearnet put up a movie called The Zombies of Mora Tau from 1957. Allison Hayes is in it. I'd never seen it before, but it has old-school zombies (not exactly Voodoo, but close enough). It was very good. Worth watching, or picking up if it's on DVD.
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