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Film Review: Hellraiser 9: Revelations (2011)

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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. REVIEW: Waiting on the next viable Hellraiser event has seemed almost too painful for an industry that once embraced everything …

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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 …

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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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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. …

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Film Review: Hellraiser (1987)

Hellraiser (1987)

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Film Review: Hellraiser 8: Hellworld (2005)

Hellraiser 8 Hellworld (2005)

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 …

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