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

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: 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

First Casting News for Animated Feature Howard Lovecraft and the Undersea Kingdom

If you (and/or your kids) are a fan of animated feature Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom, the next film in the series is on its way, and the casting is pretty stellar. Read on for the early details of… Continue Reading