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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Bruce Payne
David Warner
Jeffrey Combs
Directors
Christophe Cans
Screenwriters
Brent V Friedman
Running Time
83 minutes

Necronomicon
A horror writer investigates other books to find inspiration.


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Plot
Trying to get inspiration for his new novel a real-life Hollywood horror writer, H. P. Lovecraft delves into books and by taking influences from each one begins to imagine how his new novel might pan out. A cop travels to another dimension featuring various freakish monsters and nasties.


Verdict
An usual premise Necronomicon is based around the quirky Hollywood writer H. P. Lovecraft and his many influences for material. At once surreal, science fiction and adventure it is an arresting mix which sadly falls short of its off-beat potential.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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