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Seven Direct-to-Video Sequels That Are Better Than Expected

The purpose of a sequel is always in debate. There is a sense that a follow up is automatically inferior due to being derivative of another work. And, if that sequel is released direct-to-video then i...

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Horror Sequels That Began Life as Original Scripts

Executives will do just about anything to make sure that a horror film, if it’s even moderately successful, gets a sequel. It doesn’t matter if it’s good. And it doesn’t even have to be considered a b...

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Why Deader is the Diamond in the Rough of the Latter Hellraiser Sequels

There was a time when Hellraiser was on the fast track to be the biggest, most imaginative, most sophisticated franchise of all time. The first two films are a one-two punch of not only great storytel...

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Four Reasons to be Excited for Hellraiser: Judgment (And Five Reasons Not to Be)

As a massive Hellraiser fan I try to keep an open mind when anything new is announced. We’ve had it pretty good with Hellraiser for a while too, compared to a lot of other franchises. Sure, the last f...

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Six Hellraiser Spinoff Ideas We Would Totally Watch

There are ample TV series on the air now that are based on or influenced by horror movies. At the same time, in theaters, we have everyone racing to turn whatever franchise they can get their hands on...

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How the Hellraiser Comics Helped Expand the Mythology

When a title becomes embraced by a wide audience, when it becomes a franchise and people begin to get attached to it, it expands in ways the creators never imagined. It’s more obvious with things like...

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Why Hellraiser III is an Important Entry in the Franchise

The first two Hellraisers are widely regarded as quintessential horror movies. The first has earned its place as a classic. The second may still leave some people on the fence but it is generally fond...

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Why Hellraiser is the Healthy Alternative to Fifty Shades of Grey

E.L. James’ novel Fifty Shades of Grey was such an enormous success that it’s making its way to the screen today. This film will surely be a major box office success. It’s being touted as a main...

Four Reasons You Should Be Excited for The Scarlet Gospels

2015 promises many things. A new Avengers movie, a combination of ant and man the likes of which we’ve not seen since Mant! And the return of Bruce Campbell to the Evil Dead franchise after a nearly t...

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