Cool Air

January 14, 2017 - Comment

Struggling screenwriter Charlie Baxter sets out to write his long-blocked “great American screenplay” when he suffers a heart attack and his mysterious upstairs neighbor Doctor Shockner comes to his rescue. The doctor persuades Baxter to stay until he recovers fully, and introduces him to a nightmarish world of insane experiments and murder. Baxter knows something

Struggling screenwriter Charlie Baxter sets out to write his long-blocked “great American screenplay” when he suffers a heart attack and his mysterious upstairs neighbor Doctor Shockner comes to his rescue. The doctor persuades Baxter to stay until he recovers fully, and introduces him to a nightmarish world of insane experiments and murder. Baxter knows something must be done to stop the evil that resides in the room at the top of the stairs.

Product Features

  • Factory sealed DVD

Comments

The Music Man says:

Terrible indie adaption of one of Lovecraft’s best stories… Considering that most adaptations of H.P. Lovecraft’s stories are (sometimes on purpose) low-budget B-movies, a two-star rating is actually high marks. After all, I didn’t fall asleep or feel compelled to let my mind wander during Cool Air. Being familiar with the original short story, I was both impressed and amused at the “modernization” of the story. There is narration throughout nearly the whole movie except during dialog; the narration is almost word-for-word the original story,…

Anonymous says:

Having seen several extremely well-done independent film adaptions of H.P. Lovecraft’s work over the last few years (see , and , I had high hopes for this full-length feature of one of Lovecraft’s best short stories, “Cool Air” – but almost…

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