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How Hellraiser: Bloodline Went From An Ambitious Franchise Saver To The Pin In The Coffin

The Hellraiser franchise has always been rocky. The first two movies are absolutely spectacular. Hellraiser III is a bit underrated, but not without its problems by any stretch. And then you have Hell...

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Eight Terrific Secondary Antagonists in Horror Movies

The killer is not always the killer in horror movies. One of my favorite things about the genre is that it takes characters who are pretty normal people on the surface and puts them in an unreal envir...

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Five Bad Sequels That Were Almost Good

Many horror sequels don’t live up to the original. Many more are simply bad. But nobody sets out to make a bad sequel. Things just get in the way, whether it be time budget or any other consider...

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Ten of the Best Films From The Mind of Clive Barker

Clive Barker is a powerhouse of imagination. He is an accomplished horror author with great works like The Books of Blood and The Hellbound Heart, as well as a great fantasy author, with the Abarat se...

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Hellraiser TV Series is the Latest Attempt to Bring Pinhead to Television

In a surprising announcement via Deadline, Producers Roy Lee and Dan Farah have partnered with producers and rights holders Lawrence Kuppin, David Salzman and Eric Gardner for a TV reimagining of Hell...

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 Movie Spinoffs You Won’t Believe Really Happened

Once a horror movie officially pulls out all the stops and becomes a franchise, things get pretty weird pretty quickly. The people in charge will do whatever they feel is necessary to keep that franch...

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Hellbound: Hellraiser II – Crafting a Modern Fairy Tale

Hellraiser was a major horror hit that nobody expected; it even surprised those who had read Clive Barker’s Books of Blood and were already familiar with his work. But for once, the investors re...

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Repulsive Beauty: The Attraction to Monsters in the Films of Clive Barker

When Clive Barker first burst onto the scene with The Books of Blood, he changed the landscape of horror. The industry had never seen a style or, more importantly, an imagination quite like his. Consi...

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