Shiny Shelf
By Mark Clapham on 29 March 2011 Comments Off

I’ve always had a great fondness for Clive Barker. He’s the same age as my mother, a bit of trivia which always made him seem like the super-cool gay uncle I never had. His work has always sat somewhere between horror and fantasy, while being more humane and creative than 99% of the output in [...]

By Mark Clapham on 01 March 2009 Comments Off

Mmmm, meaty.

By Mark Clapham on 01 October 2004 Comments Off

Hellraiser was an odd kind of horror film, but it was an even stranger basis for a franchise. With parts five and six on the way in the US, here’s a DVD collection of the first three instalments to remind us how it all began…