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Clive Barker Joins HBO’s HELLRAISER As Executive Producer

Author and filmmaker Clive Barker has joined HBO’s new Hellraiser series as Executive Producer. Barker of course created the Hellraiser franchise, writing the novel, The Hellbound Heart which was the basis for the first film in 1987 – [...]

October 31, 2020


Tony Randel – 1988 Hellbound: Hellraiser II is a solid enough sequel to Clive Barker‘s 1987 horror, Hellraiser. It lacks the originality of Barker’s film but it’s an entertaining enough romp. This time the plot sees an evil [...]

October 5, 2020


Movies In Focus loves a bit of old-school horror. It used to be about velvet and fangs, but it would seem like its now all about leather..or something. The Hellraiser franchise is now over 30 years old  – but the tenth instalment in the [...]

January 9, 2018

DVD Review: OBSERVANCE Is An Intriguing Psychological Chiller

Observance is an atmospheric Australian (although US-set) chiller from director Joseph Sims-Dennett. It follows Parker (Lindsay Farris), a private detective on a well paying gig as he keeps an eye on a woman (Stephanie King) from the building across [...]

October 15, 2016

Review: Craig Griffith’s THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

The world of film is changing. Advances in technology have seen the traditional methods of production and distribution shattered. The digital age means that it is now cheaper than ever to produce a film, and to gain attention through the internet [...]

October 2, 2012