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 develop into an undisputed horror vintage, spawning a film franchise that thus far comprises 8 motion pictures. Exploring not just the cinematic interpretations of the Hellraiser mythos but in addition its intrusion into different inventive and cultural types, this quantity starts off through choosing the novel resources of Barker's idea and following Barker from his pre-Hellraiser cinematic adventure throughout the filming of the horror vintage. It examines a number of topics (such because the undermining of the normal household and the malleability of the flesh) chanced on in the course of the movie sequence and the ways that the illustration of those topics adjustments from movie to movie. The spiritual elements of the flicks also are mentioned. Characters valuable to the franchise--and the mythos--are tested intimately.

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