Andrea and Alex open a puzzlebox to unpack the history, mythology and impact of Clive Barker’s iconic series.
Hellraiser. Dir Clive Barker, 1987.
Hellbound: Hellraiser II. Dir Tony Randel. 1988.
The Hellbound Heart – Clive Barker’s novella that spawned the franchise.
“Fire, Brimstone and PVC: Clive Barker’s Cenobites as Agents of Hell” – Andrea’s chapter in The Undead and Theology looks at how the Hellraiser series suggests a modernized depiction of hell, morality and punishment.
The Hellraiser Podcast – They’ll tear your ears apart!
Intro song: Nail Ballet from Nightmare Picture Theatre, courtesy of James Zirco Fisher.
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