All posts by José Armando Leitão


Happy 30th Anniversary, HELLRAISER!

Hello Friends: It’s September 10th, 1987. After the May 13 premiere at the Cannes Film Festival,  the Prince Charles Cinema on Leicester Square played HELLRAISER in the UK for the first time, just before the wider UK release the very next day. A week later it would open throughout 1,097 theaters in...READ MORE...

Daniele Serra’s NIGHTBREED Art!

Hello Friends: As you know and we’ve been reporting, the Cabal Cut region 0 package is coming out soon, and it’s going to  feature a lot of goodies. You can read about this package here, on Ryan’s post from 5 days ago: [Exclusive] Nightbreed The Cabal Cut Blu-Ray Release Update...READ MORE...

Hellraiser 30th Anniversary Celebrations UPDATE!!!

Hello Friends: You  know this year we are celebrating the 30th Anniversary of  Hellraiser, a movie that was a big gateway to a lot of fans out there into the worlds & works of Clive Barker. There are a lot of things happening  right now, from a new Arrow Hellraiser...READ MORE...

Lord of Illusions Turns 22 Today!

Hello Friends: Remember the first time you saw Lord of Illusions? August 25, 1995 was when it first premiered in the United States. My country Portugal, would have to wait for a single video premiere some time later in January of 1997. I think I saw it as a rental....READ MORE...

Clive Barker Teases New Sculptures for the Store!

Hello Friends: Clive Barker’s official Facebook page has just posted a teaser for some really cool new items for the RealCliveBarker Store! No additional information about these so far, but they look like sculpts of Dr. Decker and the Hellpriest/Pinhead! We’ll keep you posted as they unveil new information about...READ MORE...

@BarkerCast App is on the Google Play Store!

Hello friends: The @BarkerCast App has been live on the Google Play Store now for quite some time, and we figured we’d make a video showing our listeners how it works and how to use it. I think there’s a lot of advantages to using it instead of just downloading...READ MORE...

#DeepFromTheVaults: “Dangerous World” Poster & Doug Recollections

Hello Friends: A poster for Dog Company’s “Dangerous World” has surfaced for sale yesterday, over at the Clive Barker Collecting group on Facebook, a spare from Russell Cherrington‘s collection (it’s being sold for $100, you can contact him through Facebook or via email) and this brought to my mind an...READ MORE...

Rawhead Rex, Like Punk, Isn’t Dead: Back to the SILVER SCREEN!

Hello Friends: Do you love trashy movies, gratuitous nudity, clunky monsters played by German sky instructors covered in a mechanical prosthetic suit? Then you’re in luck. Like we announced not too long ago, Kino Lorber Studio Classics, bless their heart, are going to release a new 4K RESTORATION of Rawhead...READ MORE...


Remembering Simon Sayce

“I have written what my interpretation of the history of the original box is, because essentially if you want to go back to my research in Pitt Rivers (Oxford), it’s not a Chinese puzzle box, because if you look at the beginning of the film (Hellraiser), you have a Chinese...READ MORE...

141: A-Z And the Duels of Blood (Part 4)

In this new episode of the Clive Barker Podcast we (Jose and Ryan) continue our coverage of the BBC TV Show Clive Barker’s A-Z of Horror and its companion book edited by Stephen Jones (Shadows in Eden, Nightbreed Chronicles, Hellraiser Chronicles) as well as the recently completed Round 3 of the...READ MORE...

Rawhead Rex 4K Restoration by Kino Lorber

Hello Friends: It seems Rawhead Rex is getting a new 4K restoration! Kino Lorber Studio Classics just announced that Rawhead Rex will be coming out this Fall in time for Halloween, on “Special Edition” DVD and Blu-ray. Personally, I think this is a less than stellar adaptation of a Clive Barker script,...READ MORE...

The LEVIATHAN Coffee Table Companion Book is Coming!

Hello Friends! The Leviathan: The Story of Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II Facebook page has just announced that there will be a LEVIATHAN coffee table companion book to their 2015 documentary.  The book will be available for pre-order in May and delivered in July, 2017. The price will be £24.99. Here’s their announcement...READ MORE...

@Shudder Q&A with Clive Barker!

Hello Friends: Ryan brought this to my attention, that @Shudder had a Q&A with Clive Barker on Twitter (related to promoting the Project Greenlight REEL FEAR competition – previously on the @Barkercast), that was announced a few days ago, on March 9:   So I looked it up and here...READ MORE...

EVERVILLE Available From Dark Regions Press

Hello Friends: Dark Regions Press is releasing 2 new editions of Clive Barker’s EVERVILLE (being published by Gauntlet Press). Here are the details from their mailing list announcement:” “On the borderland between this world and the world of Quiddity, the sea of our dreams, sits Everville. For years it has...READ MORE...