Contributing writer for The Artifice.
Junior Contributor I
Has there ever been a truly faithful adaptation of a H.P. Lovecraft story?
Adaptations of Lovecraft’s tales are, of course, rife in modern society. Just last year, the film adaptation of Color Out of Space (2019), attempted to visually recreate the cosmic horror of the original text. However, when the original story made it very explicit that the ‘color’ is indescribable by human standards, is it faithful to attempt to visually represent it and, more generally, can any visual adaptation of Lovecraft’s work be truly faithful?