They Must Be Destroyed On Sight!

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Blood on the Tracks Episode 32: Lovecraft Adaptations.

February 28th, 2020

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Cinematic adaptations of H. P. Lovecraft's work have been pretty hit-or-miss over the years, but even a lot of bad adaptations have had some fine music attached to them. This month Lee digs through about 40 years of the notable examples. Get your ear buds in, your elder signs ready, and don't bloody well read from the Necronomicon, if you know what's good for you.

--Opening Titles & Main Theme from "The Haunted Palace" (1963) --Ronald Stein
--Main Title from "Die, Monster, Die!" (1965) --Don Banks
--Dunwich; Cult Party; & Strange Sleep from "The Dunwich Horror" (1970) --Les Baxter
--Re-Animator Theme from "Re-Animator" (1985) --Richard Band
--They All See from "From Beyond" (1986) --Richard Band
--Main Title from "The Curse" (1987) --Franco Micalizzi
--Main Title & Abomination from "The Resurrected" (1991) --Richad Band
--Main Theme from "The Lurking Fear" (1994) --Jim Manzie
--Ezequiel's Story from "Dagon" (2001) --Carles Cases
--Starry, Starry Night from "The Call of Cthulhu" (2005) --Troy Sterling Nies
--Main Title from "Dreams in the Witch-House" (2005) --Richard Band

Opening and closing music: End Title from "Horror Express" by John Cacavas & In Un Altro Bar from "Revolver" by Ennio Morricone.