The Hellraiser Films and Their Legacy

The Hellraiser Films and Their Legacy

Paul Kane


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 motion pictures. Exploring not just the cinematic interpretations of the Hellraiser mythos but additionally its intrusion into different inventive and cultural kinds, this quantity starts via picking the novel assets of Barker's suggestion and following Barker from his pre-Hellraiser cinematic adventure during the filming of the horror vintage. It examines a variety of topics (such because the undermining of the normal household and the malleability of the flesh) discovered through the movie sequence and the ways that the illustration of those issues adjustments from movie to movie. The non secular facets of the flicks also are mentioned. Characters significant to the franchise--and the mythos--are tested intimately.

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