Author: Alexander on 19-11-2016, 02:01
The Hellraiser Films and Their Legacy

The "Hellraiser" Films and Their Legacy By Paul Kane
2007 | 247 Pages | ISBN: 0786427523 | EPUB + MOBI | 4 MB + 4 MB


Best-selling horror novelist, Clive Barker had a rocky start with the first attempts to convert his stories into a visual medium. Directors and screenwriters turned the film adaptations of "Underworld" and "Rawhead Rex" into something barely recognizable - and box office failures as well. Consequently, when he was approached about a film of "Hellbound", Barker insisted that he be involved in every step, including the direction. The resulting 1987 film has become an undisputed horror classic, spawning a movie franchise that to date includes eight films. This volume explores not only the cinematic interpretations of the Hellraiser mythos but also its intrusion into other artistic and cultural forms. Beginning with the unconventional sources of Clive Barker's inspiration, the book follows Barker from his pre - Hellbound cinematic experience through the filming of the horror classic. It examines various themes (such as the undermining of the traditional family unit and the malleability of the flesh) found throughout the film series and the ways in which the representation of these themes changes from film to film. The religious aspects of the films are also discussed.Characters central to the franchise - and the mythos - are examined in detail. Included is a foreword by actor Doug Bradley, who portrayed the infamous "Pinhead".

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