Book Review: The Forbidden (Books of Blood Volumes 4-6) – Author Clive Barker

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The Forbidden is one of the stand-out tales from Barker’s acclaimed Books of Blood series: a genre-redefining collection that prompted the horror high-priest Stephen King to proclaim breathlessly that ‘Clive Barker is so good I am almost literally tongue-tied.’ (For any horror fan not to have read these gory, otherworldly fables is a like a church-goer eschewing the New Testament.) It’s the story that eventually morphed into celluloid slasher Candyman. Yet there are many differences with … Continue reading

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The Forbidden: Demons and Exploitation

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“The Forbidden” is a short film produced for Dark Night Films upcoming horror anthology, “Evil Deeds 3.” The plot: Two lovers, one a staunch lesbian and the other unsure about her true identity, head off on a weekend camping trip of exploration and self-awareness, but instead find themselves in the midst of an ancient demon who posses those it kills and travels in a shroud of endless fog. They try their best to escape the … Continue reading

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