Event Horizon (1997 film)

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Summary

When the Event Horizon, a spacecraft that vanished years earlier, suddenly reappears, a team is dispatched to investigate the ship. Accompanied by the Event Horizon's creator, the crew of the Lewis and Clark begins to explore the seemingly abandoned vessel. However, it soon becomes evident that something sinister resides in its corridors, and that the horrors that befell the Event Horizon's previous journey are still present.

Details

  • Release Date: 1997
  • Country/Language: UK/US, English
  • Genres/Technical: Horror, Science Fiction
  • Runtime: 1 hr 36 min
  • Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan
  • Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
  • Writer: Philip Eisner
  • Producer/Production Co: Golar Productions, Impact Pictures, Paramount Pictures
  • View Trailer: (link)


Ratings

MPAA Ratings

  • Rated: R (Violence, Profanity, Adult Content and Nudity)

Tentacle Ratings

A rough measure of how "Lovecraftian" the work is:

  • SS___ (Two Tentacles: Barely Lovecraftian; could be a very loose adaptation)


Note: This rating is not intended as a measure of quality, merely of how closely related to Lovecraftian "Weird" fiction the work is.

Reviews

Review Links:

  • Dean Sobers at The Quietus, (link) - "...It has since developed a cult following, but remains cruelly overlooked for the milestone that it is – in terms of its aesthetic, its accomplished synthesis of elements, and in how well it has aged over the years...."


Synopsis

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When the Event Horizon, a spacecraft that vanished years earlier, suddenly reappears, a team is dispatched to investigate the ship. Accompanied by the Event Horizon's creator, the crew of the Lewis and Clark begins to explore the seemingly abandoned vessel. However, it soon becomes evident that something sinister resides in its corridors, and that the horrors that befell the Event Horizon's previous journey are still present.


Notes

Comments, Trivia, Dedication


Associated Mythos Elements

  • Race: Deadites
  • Location: The Event Horizon, a ghost (space) ship
  • Location: N-Space


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