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Comic Review: The Complete Clive Barker’s Great And Secret Show

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Issue: The Complete Clive Barker’s Great And Secret Show Writer: Clive Barker Adapted: Chris Ryall Artist: Gabriel Rodriguez Colors: Jay Fotos Letters: Neil Uyetake, Robbie Robbins Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: December 2007 Pages: 300 Price: $55 – hardcover, $35 – Softcover “Collected here in one deluxe edition is the complete 12-part saga that comprises the comic book adaptation of …

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Clive Barker to Remake Hellraiser – Script Greenlit, Doug Bradley Returns

Straight from his Facebook page, word was received yesterday that Clive Barker would be returning to his prize possession Hellraiser with intent to re-make. The notion is indeed an exciting one as fans were hoping that the script would be a Barker product and not some studio bastard “child-of”. Original pinhead actor Doug Bradley has also been given the OK …

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Film Review: NightBreed – Directors Cut (1990)

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SYNOPSIS: Aaron (Craig Sheffer) is haunted by nightmares of Midian, a mythical underground of monsters. But his therapy involves a serial-killing psychiatrist (David Cronenberg) who pins his own crimes on his patient. When Aaron dies as a result of his doctor’s deception, he enters the underworld and joins the Nightbreed — and then leads the species in a revolution. Clive …

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Lifetime Horror Award Goes to Clive Barker | Robert McCammon

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The Horror Writers Association has chosen two long-time icons of the genre to receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award this year. The award, given in recognition of the recipient’s overall body of work, will go to Clive Barker and to Robert McCammon. A visionary, fantasist, poet and painter, Clive Barker has expanded the reaches of human imagination as a novelist, …

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Film Review: Hellraiser 6: Hellseeker (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: A shady businessman attempts to piece together the details of the car crash that killed his wife and rendered him an amnesiac– and left him in possession of a sinister puzzle box that summons monsters. REVIEW: Directed by Hellraiser regular Rick Bota (also Hellraiser Deader and Hellraiser Hellworld) comes another odd entry into the Cenobium-driven franchise. This time it …

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Hellbound Hearts: The Influence of Clive Barker on 21st Century Horror

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Hellbound Hearts:  The Influence of Clive Barker on 21st Century Horror Aside from Twisted Tales’ resident legendary writer, RamseyCampbell, Liverpool has also produced another great master of horror: Clive Barker. Barker’s fiction came to international attention with the publication of his Books of Blood in the mid 1980s. His status was considerably enhanced when he adapted his novella The Hellbound …

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Film Review: Rawhead Rex (1986)

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SYNOPSIS: The Irish village of Rathmorne is never going to be the same. You see underneath its countryside lays the forgotten god king Rawhead Rex. A group of farmers unknowingly unleash the god king back to his kingdom. Rawhead determines that its time for everyone to remember. REVIEW: Directed by: George Pavlou Written by: Clive Barker Starring: David Dukes, Niall …

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Film Review: Midnight Meat Train (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: A photographer bent on capturing the filth and hardcore reality of New York City takes his fascination to the limit. He challenges reason and his own fears only to stumble on something so unimaginable it threatens his very sanity. REVIEW: Versus director Ryuhei Kitamura paints a picture of “The Big Apple” through the eyes of monstrous master Clive Barker, …

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Film Review: Dread (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Assisted by two naïve classmates, duplicitous Quaid (Shaun Evans) conducts a devious research project examining students’ innermost fears. Once armed with this data, Quaid methodically torments his hapless subjects, taking full advantage of their weaknesses. Adapted from a short story by fright master Clive Barker, writer and director Anthony DiBlasi’s horror movie offers a potent mixture of heart-pounding thrills …

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Clive Barker and BOOM! Studios Raise a Little Hell with New Comic

BOOM! Studios announced that they are bringing HELLRAISER back to the comic world in a new ongoing series. HELLRAISER # 1 will feature dual covers by Tim Bradstreet and Nick Percival and the comic will be an oversized issue packed with 40 pages of HELLRAISER goodness.   For those who remember the classic HELLRAISER tales that were originally published by …

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