|release date||August 22 2008|
|starring||Jason Cottle, Scott Patrick Green, Cara Buono, Tori Spelling, Robert Padilla|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisAdapted from a story by H.P. Lovecraft. A Seattle history professor, drawn back to his estranged family on the Oregon coast to execute his late mother's estate, is reaquainted with his best friend from childhood, with whom he has a long-awaited tryst. Caught in an accelerating series of events, he discovers aspects of his father's New Age cult which take on a dangerous and apocalyptic significance.
Tried and true horror fans the world over know what H.P. Lovecraft’s legendary Old One looks like—Scaly body, tentacled face, beady eyes, vicious claws and bat-like wings. Cthulhu is a monster for all ages. But those of you who are looking for “that” kind of Cthulhu movie are looking in the wrong place when you sit down to view Director Dan Gildark’s version of the mythos. Like Lovecraft, Gildark is telling a story, a story with supernatural elements that could almost be non-supernatural elements. It relies on subtlety and an overwhelming sense of dread. But it’s not a movie about a monster. It’s not really a movie about the end of the world. It’s not even a peculiar Lovecraft inspired fable like IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS. Really what CTHULHU is, is a deep character study about one man coming to grips with his past and the unforeseeable future that lies ahead of him. …Read More