Clive Barker Has Such Sights to Show You: Hellraiser (1987) – 30 Years of Pleasure and Pain [Part 1 of 2]

Clive Barker’s Hellraiser came along at a time when cinematic horror desperately needed to be taken more seriously again, needing not only groundbreaking innovation, but also it needed to go beyond our limits of what we consider taboo. While the… Continue Reading

Interview: Cris Velasco Discusses Composing Dimension 404, the Best Ways to Get Sci-fi/Horror Sounds, and More

Over the last few years, we’ve seen streaming services explode with some of the most incredible, engaging, and exciting original content. From dramas to documentaries, thrillers to comic book adaptations, and some truly astounding genre offerings, these outlets have drawn… Continue Reading

Exclusive: Nightmares Unlimited Creates Collab Piece That Mixes Hellraiser and Phantasm!

Talk about another great way to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Hellraiser! Today marks an exciting day with our coverage of Mark Phillips and his Nightmares Unlimited prop outfit. Not only are we lucky enough to present yet another piece… Continue Reading

Hellraiser – Steve Newton’s Retro Reviews


Thirty years ago today–on September 11, 1987–Clive Barker’s Hellraiser was released in North American theaters. He should have stuck to writing novels and short stories, methinks. Here’s my original review: Some guys just don’t know when to leave well enough… Continue Reading

Exclusive: Chatterer Cenobite Actor Nicholas Vince Talks Hellraiser: Anthology Volume 2

Having met Nicholas Vince in person, I can honestly say that he’s one of the kindest and most down to Earth celebrities out there. Best known for playing the Chatterer Cenobite in the first two Hellraiser movies, Nicholas will soon… Continue Reading

Freddy and Pinhead Combine in This Astonishing Hellraiser/Nightmare on Elm Street Glove!

When it comes to horror franchises where seemingly anything can happen because reality isn’t what it appears to be, both A Nightmare on Elm Street and Hellraiser are near the top. The former uses dreams/nightmares to create phantasmagoric death traps… Continue Reading

Exclusive: Director and FX Artist Gary J. Tunnicliffe Weighs in on The Pinhead Experience

Dog Bradley as Pinhead

It’s been twelve years since Pinhead-originating actor Doug Bradley has worn the costume and makeup he made so cinematically famous (initially in Clive Barker’s groundbreaking 1987 film Hellraiser and later in no less than six sequels). That is set to change,… Continue Reading