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

Hellraiser

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


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


Funko Announces Elvira Figurine as Well as Pint Size Horror Heroes!

Elvira

Funko has revealed today that they will be crafting a 5″ vinyl figurine of Elvira, the Mistress of the Dark, that will be coming out this September. She’ll be part of the “Rock Candy” line and is wearing her iconic… 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


Let’s Revisit Discovery Channel’s Show Movie Magic and Their Episode About Horror Effects

Back in the early 90’s, the Discovery Channel had a show called “Movie Magic”, which lasted for several seasons. The show’s purpose was to highlight the creation of special effects in movies and television, giving viewers a look into what… Continue Reading