The Hulu horror film, “Hellraiser,” directed by David Bruckner
The new “Hellraiser” evokes Barker’s original adaptation in the same way a good cover song recalls its source material: with love, intelligence, and an inevitably crushing sort of redundancy.
The halting pace, scattered focus, and potent ghastliness of Barker’s movie reflects its nature as Barker’s feature directorial debut, a decent adaptation of his 1986 novella
The Hellbound Heart
This “Hellraiser,” made 35 years and nine sequels after the original, feels dutiful and staid where Barker’s version reflected his unique sensibility and preoccupations.
The Leviathan is a god who is responsible for creating Pinhead and his pain-loving colleagues.
is a unique challenge for a group of filmmakers” says the filmmaker.
These supernatural creatures are essentially clothed in the skin of their own, painfully-modified, bodies.
is now available to watch on Hulu.