Hellraiser as a franchise that has been in decline for years. While the screenplays for the first two movies had the benefit of the participation of Clive Barker–writer of The Hellbound Heart, which the movie was based as well as director and story writer on the second–the third movie, Hellraiser III: Hell On Earth, was […]
Vertigo’s Hellraiser was a groundbreaker of sorts for DC Comics, which despite being adapted as a movie starring Keanu Reeves in 2005 and a television show in 2014 was never quite as successful as fans of the character would have wanted it to be.
If you separate the oftentimes blatant sexuality from Clive Barker’s work, what’s left?
Scott Derrickson’s Deliver Us From Evil definitely looks like a movie to watch for. Lately everything seems so massive that every once in awhile I really welcome something on a smaller scale (though not too small. Oculus was entertaining, but almost intimate. And don’t get me wrong, I am not critizing spectacle, after all it’s a golden […]
“I Have Used 500 Words What Could Have Taken Significantly Less: “Wishmaster 3″ Is A Pretty Mediocre Movie.” Do you recall “Hellraiser: Revelations?” A movie that was little more than a cynical ploy by Dimension to keep the rights to the franchise by issuing a sub-par sequel? I wasn’t aware of this being done before, […]
As I repeat often enough, remakes are evil (except when they’re not). Recently I watched “Wishmaster” and “Wishmaster 2” on Netflix, and got to thinking… I decided to deal with both movies at the same time because, despite one being a sequel, they’re essentially the same film. Sure, you have differences in casting and the […]