By Paul Kane

ISBN-10: 0786427523

ISBN-13: 9780786427529

ISBN-10: 0786477172

ISBN-13: 9780786477173

Best-selling horror novelist Clive Barker’s 1987 movie Hellraiser has turn into an undisputed horror vintage, spawning a film franchise that so far comprises 8 movies. Exploring not just the cinematic interpretations of the Hellraiser mythos but additionally its intrusion into different creative and cultural varieties, this quantity starts off by means of opting for the radical resources of Barker’s suggestion and following Barker from his pre–Hellraiser cinematic adventure throughout the filming of the horror vintage. It examines a variety of subject matters (such because the undermining of the normal household and the malleability of the flesh) came across in the course of the movie sequence and the ways that the illustration of those topics alterations from movie to movie. The non secular features of the movies also are mentioned. Characters primary to the franchise—and the mythos—are tested in detail.

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