In the Mouth of Madness

Year: 1994
Director: John Carpenter
Cast: Sam Neill, Charlton Heston, Bernie Casey, Jurgen Prochnow, David Warner, John Glover
A fairly cool, neat little horror movie about an insurance investigator (Neill) on the trail of a horror writer's work that leads him to a small town where all is not what it seems, and he and the publisher travelling with him and drawn into a mysterious web.

It's all told in flashbacks by the guy as he sits covered in crosses in a nuthouse (one of the most striking visuals of the film), and while I remember little about the details, it's all very well done.

Heavily drawing on the work and life of H P Lovecraft, it has a classic twist in the vein of The Others, and Haunted, where your attention is diverted everywhere from what's right in front of you the whole time.

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