Tag Archives: Peter Atkins

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...

Clive Barker’s Podcast Scene of the Week

Hello Everyone, On this week’s edition of Clive Barker’s Podcast Scene of the Week, I’ve decided to open the Lament Configuration and explore the labyrinth searching for a scene that goes beyond the limits of pleasure and pain. I must confess that my discoveries are quite bloody. We all love...READ MORE...

Cemetery Dance Select: Peter Atkins

Peter Atkins is a loyal follower and supporter of the podcast. He’s also become fellow chum that I’ve gotten to know and respect so much. So I think it’s only right to give the man some time in the sun too even though this is a Clive Barker site. I...READ MORE...

Review: Damnation Games
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Review: Damnation Games

This is review dedicated to Simon Sayce. Keep fightning and never stop! At the end of last year I reviewed the wonderful bluray collection of the first three Hellraiser films called The Scarlet Box. It was produced by the cult film loving company Arrow Films who put together quite the package...READ MORE...

Peter Atkins News

I just wanted to remind our listeners again that the Peter Atkins (screenwriter of Hellraiser II, III, IV) novels Morningstar, Big Thunder, and Moontown eBooks are now available to buy at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, and iBooks. The publishing company Cemetery Dance Select has also released a couple of Peter’s...READ MORE...

Review: Cemetery Dance Select- Peter Atkins
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Review: Cemetery Dance Select- Peter Atkins

Over the past year I’ve really become a fan of the short story format. They appeal to me because I love how a tale can be told in such a small amount of time and still be able to have the power and depth of a full length novel. It’s...READ MORE...

Peter Atkins E-Books Coming out next Month

I just finished listening to Thorne and Cross: Haunted Night LIVE interview with author and Hellraiser screenwriter Peter Atkins and as always Peter was a blast to listen too, taking jabs at himself and cracking jokes like the wild man he is. He’s a character that’s for sure. But something that...READ MORE...

110 : 2015 in Review

2015 in Review!  It’s that time of year Again.  This is our 5th one of these year in review episodes, and we’re getting efficient at it.  It’s been a fun year, and we had fun going over our favorite news, releases and events for the year.  What were your favorite...READ MORE...

Review: The Scarlet Box
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Review: The Scarlet Box

If 2014 was the year of Nightbreed, then 2015 has been the year of Hellraiser. First we saw the release of Clive Barker’s The Scarlet Gospels which was a wonderful send off to everyone’s favorite cenobite Pinhead. Then we were given the exhaustive and highly entertaining documentary Leviathan: The Story...READ MORE...

Review of the Famous Surgeon Scene

“If they’ve got the negative you know I’m sure they’ll put it on some Bluray extra sometime somewhere, and then you too will be able to say to everybody,”Yeah it was crap.” – Peter Atkins After watching the deleted ‘Surgeon Scene’ from Hellbound: Hellraiser II I can see why writer Peter Atkins...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...

The Famous Surgeon Scene Has Been Found!

As I was looking over the specs for Arrow Video’s massive Hellraiser: The Scarlet Box bluray box set, one particular feature on the Hellbound: Hellraiser II disc instantly caught my eye. •Surgeon Scene – the home video world premiere of this legendary, never before-seen excised sequence from Hellbound, sourced from a...READ MORE...

Clive Barker’s Origins: Salomé and The Forbidden

Hello Friends: This is a quick heads up to let you guys know that the new edition of Clive Barker’s early movies Salomé & The Forbidden was recently released on August 25th, and is now available on Amazon.com. This new release is titled “Clive Barker’s Origins – Salomé and The Forbidden”....READ MORE...

Retro Review: Hellraiser: Bloodline
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Retro Review: Hellraiser: Bloodline

Whenever I watch Hellraiser: Bloodline I can’t help but feel a sense of loss. Not for myself, but for the makers of the movie. After the series went a little bit off the rails with Hell On Earth, the filmmakers were adamant to make a better movie that rose above...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...