Clive Barker exploded onto the horror scene in the mid '80s, bringing a fleshy physicality to his tales and pushing body horror to new extremes. His landmark creation is Hellraiser -- his directorial debut. 30 years later it stands as a seminal horror film and Barker's greatest achievement. The series' biggest star is Pinhead who's pierced visage has graced countless toys, T-Shirts, and tattoos. Ironically, he and his cenobites were but bit players in Barker's original tale of terror. Now, open the box--DONATE to Now Playing Podcast--and you won't get chains, you'll get bonus podcasts: Arnie, Stuart, and Jakob will bring you untold pleasures with this review of Hellraiser!
November 3, 2017