Hellraiser Revelations – Bloody Hell Stills

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Even with its advanced reviews calling this one a flop, we still support the HR efforts. These latest stills were too good to pass up couresty od DreadCentral October marks the date for BR release. Synopsis Two friends in Mexico discover the Lament Configuration and unleash Pinhead, but one decides to try to survive by swapping himself with someone else. Once they go missing, family members go in search of them but find Pinhead instead.

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Trailer: Hellraiser Revelations (2011)

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Trailer: Hellraiser Revelations (2011) Hellraiser: Revelations is a horror film written by Gary Tunnicliffe and directed by VĂ­ctor GarcĂ­a. It is also the ninth film in the Hellraiser film series, which began in 1987 and is based on the Clive Barker novella The Hellbound Heart. The film follows two friends as they discover a puzzle box that opens a gateway to Hell, and their subsequent struggle to close it.

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Comic Review: Hellraiser – Issue 3 (Boom Studios)

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The world of the cenobites has long been one of a solemn existence without sun, without escape and without relief from pain. It appears that those days may be coming to an end as the demons in a “hell outside of hell” prepare for a new age. In this 3rd of the series, we get a glimpse of many subplots forming giving us pieces to nibble without any real resolve. Demons appear that warn of … Continue reading

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Trailer: Hellbound Hellraiser II – Cut Scenes

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Trailer: Hellbound Hellraiser II – Cut Scenes

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Miramax Hellraiser Series (4 set)

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While we try and get to all the movies themselves – in which we HAVE per the single reviews, We know a great deal when we see it. 3 things – HellRaiser, Walmart, $5. The set of 4 are 3 really good Hellraiser movies…and as far as I’m concered, HR 3 is a standalone great. Those who experienced the early years, know that it took decades for #3 to even arrive on DVD, let alone … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Hellraiser – Issue 2 (Boom Studios)

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HELLRAISER – ISSUE 2 Ah, the 2nd edition of the new Hellraiser comic series from Boom. Uniquely, I have to say this comic is taking root in different directions. Not the kind we are to expect from say…. the earlier attempts at Hellraiser. What you can count on though is plenty of hooks flying and scenes of mangled corpses. The 2nd release sort of begins in the sense of a film that you missed the … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Hellraiser – Issue 1 (Boom Studios)

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And so it begins…. The pins, the hooks, the sights, the cenobites. This represents the first in the debut comic series which boastly shouts “Clive Barker’s – Hellraiser! Boom Studios has taken the plunge into darkness, the kind that true fans of the series can appreciate and that new fans can descend into madness. With Issue #1, we are reunited with a few familiars. Kirsty Cotton, Pinhead, the Female Cenobite and a few of their … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hellraiser 4: Bloodline (1996)

Hellraiser 4: Bloodline (1996)

SYNOPSIS: Spanning four centuries, this petrifying Gothic thriller recounts the anguished past of the L’Merchant clan, who unwittingly fashioned the puzzle box that unlocked Hades’ gates — and unleashed the monstrous Pinhead (Doug Bradley). As he and his band of diabolical demons propagate evil on Earth, three generations of L’Merchants (all portrayed by Bruce Ramsey) battle the legions of darkness to annihilate Pinhead … permanently. REVIEW: First and foremost, I’m a fan of Clive Barker’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hellraiser 5: Inferno (2000)

Hellraiser 5: Inferno (2000)

SYNOPSIS: After solving a creepy puzzle, unscrupulous Det. Joseph Thorne (Craig Sheffer) finds himself trapped in hell with the hair-raising ghoul Pinhead (Doug Bradley) and a murderer at large. Thorne tries to outwit Pinhead and discover the killer’s identity in an effort to escape, but the trail keeps leading back to one man: Thorne. As his transgressions begin to torment him, Thorne learns the real meaning of the word REVIEW: When you think of Hellraiser … Continue reading

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Hellraiser: Bloodline / Hellraiser: Inferno – Bluray combo pack

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Whether you are a die hard fan  or not, forget what you’ve been told as these are 2 really good Hellraiser films. Now in Bluray, your sure to get your full dose of cenobium spawns in full resolution. While its true that the Hellraiser series took a dive in it’s later series, these 2 stand as a rich addition ot the Hellraiser legacy. Bloodline explores the puzzle box legacy with a new femme fatale vixen … Continue reading

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Interview: Barbie Wilde (Hellraiser, Death Wish 3)

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Can you tell our Horrornews readers a brief synopsis of what Sister Cilice is about? A woman is placed in a convent against her will and fantasizes about power, domination, sensuality and freedom — all the things that are forbidden to her. She finds a key to the Schism that can bring forth the Order of the Gash and she fearlessly summons the Cenobites, who are astounded at her willingness to trade her humanity for … Continue reading

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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 Marvel Comics, HELLRAISER: MASTERWORKS VOL. 1, a compilation of these chilling tales will also be … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hellraiser Chronicles – Edited by Stephen Jones

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THE HELLRAISER CHRONICLES (PAPERBACK) Written by Stephen (ed) – Clive Barker (Intro) Jones (Author) Published by Titan Books Publication Date: 1992 Format: Color – 96 pages Price: $? This happens to be one of those books I’ve known about for many years and kept putting off buying either to them being out of stock or asking too much on Ebay. Being a pretty hardcore Hellraiser fan, I was sure I’d pick it up one day … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hellraiser 3: Hell on Earth (1992)

Hellraiser 3: Hell on Earth (1992)

SYNOPSIS: When J.P. (Kevin Bernhardt), a playboy club owner, buys a mysterious-looking puzzle box and mistakes it for a work of art, he has no idea that Pinhead, “the Black Pope of Hell” (Doug Bradley), is trapped inside. Playing tricks on his captor’s mind, Pinhead tries his best to manipulate J.P. into breaking him out of his prison — that is, until an astute journalist (Terry Farrell) begins to suspect something. REVIEW: Sequels are often … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hellraiser (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: Clive Barker’s directing debut follows the tale of a couple (Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins) who move into an old house and discovers a hideous creature (Oliver Smith) — the man’s half-brother (and his wife’s former lover) — hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to three demons, the man’s been brought back to life by a drop of blood on the floor. Soon, he’s forcing his former mistress to bring him human sacrifices to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hellraiser 2: Hellbound (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: After solving a creepy puzzle, unscrupulous Det. Joseph Thorne (Craig Sheffer) finds himself trapped in hell with the hair-raising ghoul Pinhead (Doug Bradley) and a murderer at large. Thorne tries to outwit Pinhead and discover the killer’s identity in an effort to escape, but the trail keeps leading back to one man: Thorne. As his transgressions begin to torment him, Thorne learns the real meaning of the word REVIEW: After the surprising success of … Continue reading

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Hellraiser: How can the series get back on track?

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Hellraiser: Revelations, the ninth movie in the series inspired by Clive Barker’s novella The Hellbound Heart, has completed principal photography (in just 13 days of actual shooting time… yikes). A cut exists already, and the flick will hit DVD next year. Will it bring some fans back to a franchise that many have left for dead? Possibly. While the film was apparently rushed into production due to the impending end of the license on the … Continue reading

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Hellraiser: Revelations – A peek at the new pinhead

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Hellraiser: Revelations follows two friends who unleash Pinhead, who becomes their master of pain. Apparently, one of the friends has a change of heart. He backs out on his oathhopingto swap himself out with one of his friend’s family members. Steve kicks off the mayhem while on a backpacking trip in Mexico with his friend Nico. On their trip the duo are presented with a choice to “experience a reality beyond current existence”thanks to the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hellbound Hearts – Author Paul Kane

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Written by by Paul Kane (Author), Marie O’Regan (Author), Clive Barker (Contributor), Neil Gaiman (Contributor), Dave McKean (Contributor), Mike Mignola (Contributor), Kelley Armstrong (Contributor), Barbie Wilde (Contributor) Cover art: Clive Barker Published by Pocket Publication Date: 2009 Format: Color – 352 pages Price: $16.00 Hellbound Hearts comes as a collection of Hellraiser influenced stories that’s dear to my heart. Being a fan of Barker and all things Hellraiser, I must say it’s great to see … Continue reading

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A Hellraiser without Doug Bradley?!?!

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The Hellraiser franchise has seen it’s share of ups and downs. The first two were phenomenal and the third was a big disappointment to say the least. Let’s not even talk about the fourth one in this series. Through it all there has been one constant however. It’s that Doug Bradley has been Pinhead. He plays the character well (as well as a script will allow) and has always been a fan favorite horror movie … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hellraiser 8: Hellworld (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: In this eighth installment of Clive Barker’s Hellraiser franchise, a group of young Internet enthusiasts get sucked into a video game and soon score an invite to an exclusive and mysterious gathering, where the lines between cyberlife and reality are blurred. But when the soiree starts, the computer whizzes realize their host is none other than the maniacal Pinhead (Doug Bradley). And unfortunately for them, he knows how to throw a killer party.

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