Tag Archives: Hell on Earth

The Scarlet Box is being released in US!

Hello Friends: We’ve mentioned this before in the podcast, that the Scarlet Box was coming, thanks to an early e-mail tip from an old friend back in July, and we’ve been sharing update posts on our Facebook page, but now here is the confirmation post from Arrow, for our listeners...READ MORE...


106: A Conversation with Peter Atkins

Hello Friends: Today on the @Barkercast we have the great pleasure to have with us as a very special guest: he rocked out with the band Chase as composer, musician and singer,  he’s the screenwriter of Hellraiser 2,3,4  and Wishmaster, as well as comics and TV, author of books like...READ MORE...

Kickstarter Update 4, 10/19/2015

I wanted to give our listeners another update on our very successful Kickstarter campaign! The latest stretch goals we’ve reached are commentaries for The Book of Blood, our mini-documentary on Hellraiser: Bloodline, (which I’m really looking forward to doing) Clive Barker’s classic directorial debut film Hellraiser, and the Nightbreed and Lord of Illusions...READ MORE...

Kickstarter Update 3, 10/18/2015

(From my Amiga 500 again. I just love the keyboard) As I’m typing this, there are just 6 days to go in our hugely successful Kickstarter campaign. First, if anyone noticed, please excuse the typo in the date on my last update. It was written on 10/7/2015, not 5/7. So...READ MORE...

Arrow’s Scarlet Box: Full Specs Revealed!!!

Hello Friends: Arrow’s Facebook page just released the specs for the Scarlet Box! Here they are: ***HELLRAISER FULL SPECS + ARTWORK REVEAL*** The time has come! We are very pleased to finally unleash the final specs and full box art for Hellraiser: The Scarlet Box! Check out the full specs below...READ MORE...

Tuesday Tunes: Dreams Of Angelique

Daniel Licht’s score for Hellraiser: Bloodline was a breath of fresh air after the disappointing score for Hell On Earth which focused more on popular rock music to drive its story rather than the use of traditional orchestrations. With Bloodline it was obvious the filmmakers wanted to go back to a...READ MORE...

FrightFest’s Hellraiser Screening Review

Our new podcast contributor Danny Stewart was able to attend the recent screening of the original Hellraiser at this year’s FrightFest Film Festival and according to him Arrow Video has really out done themselves with the new transfer of this classic film. I’m sure many of you know that they’re releasing...READ MORE...

Retro Review: Hellraiser III: Hell On Earth
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Retro Review: Hellraiser III: Hell On Earth

For some reason when it comes to third films in a franchise that’s usually when a series starts to fall apart. Fresh ideas begin to run out and the films become very repetitive. Thankfully this never happened to the Hellraiser franchise and even though I may not have enjoyed a...READ MORE...

Retro Review: Hellbound: Hellraiser II
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Retro Review: Hellbound: Hellraiser II

It’s rare to see a sequel top the original film that spawned it, but Hellbound: Hellraiser II does just that. Many sequels usually don’t take chances and play it safe. A lot of the time they want to mirror what made the original work so well, but never bring anything...READ MORE...

The Scarlet Box!!!

This is some HUGE news right here. Over at Revelations Facebook page they’ve shared some wonderful news that the company Arrow Films and Video will be releasing a brand new limited edition collector’s set of the first three Hellraiser films entitled The Scarlet Box. The exclusive 200 page book has...READ MORE...

My Farewell to Pinhead…

Soon I’m going to starting a Retro Review series of the first four Hellraiser films, but before I do that I wanted to write a farewell letter to my favorite lead Cenobite Pinhead who’s being sent off in style by his maker Clive Barker in the highly anticipated novel The...READ MORE...

Hellraiser Films: From Best to Worst

This article contains !SPOILERS! I’ve always wanted to do a best to worst list of all the Hellraiser films and with the upcoming release of The Scarlet Gospels I feel the timing is perfect. But before I get into it, I’d like to give fair warning to our listeners that I...READ MORE...

Peter Atkins Blog…

For the past few years I’ve been wondering what the hell happened to Peter Atkins? As many of you know he’s the screenwriter behind the Hellraiser sequels for Hellbound, Hell on Earth, and Bloodline. He also wrote the original and fun horror fantasy Wishmaster. Besides Clive Barker there’s only one...READ MORE...