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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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Boom! Studios to Publish CLIVE BARKER’S NEXT TESTAMENT

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This May, BOOM! Studios is honored to be the home of the first original comic series created and written by Clive Barker himself – CLIVE BARKER’S NEXT TESTAMENT. With interior art by Haemi Jang (HELLRAISER: THE ROAD BELOW) and covers by illustrator Goni Montes, the twelve issue comic event is a bold new exploration of religious themes as only Barker ...

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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: Transmutations (AKA Underworld) (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: When high class hooker Nicole is kidnapped from her brothel, Rich businessman Hugo Motherskille hires her ex love Roy Bain to find her. Investigating the disappearance, he eventually finds traces that lead to Dr. Savary, who has produced a strange white powder that’s coveted by a race of deformed human beings who live in the underworld in the sewers ...

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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 Being Sued – Accused of Giving Ex HIV and Kicking Him Out

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Famed horror writer Clive Barker is in the major media today for being sued by his ex-boyfriend for allegedly giving him HIV then kicking him out of his house and leaving him broke. Emilian David Armstrong filed suit against Barker alleging that they had a relationship stemming from the 90’s and that he was diagnosed with HIV in 1996. He ...

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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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Book Review: Abarat – Absolute Midnight – Author Clive Barker

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Abarat – Absolute Midnight – Author Clive Barker Here was the mystery of creation, played out on a field of dirt and desperation. Candy could see it, this mystery. It was happening all around her. Out of the common earth of living beings, fragile and afraid, came the extrodinary forms of the glyph beyond conceiving of any single mind. She ...

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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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