H.P. Lovecraft is a controversial figure. A huge racist even by the standards of his own day, his work created a whole genre of horror. Heck, it got named for him: Lovecraftian.
What does it mean? YouTuber James Tullos has some ideas.
Lovecraftian means a lot of things that still resonates with readers. Tullos explains, more or less, what it is and why it doesn’t generally work in film. See his explanation below.