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A Waste of Good Suffering: The ‘Hellraiser’ Franchise [Part 1]

Hellraiser was a vividly original feature debut from a young British author who tired seeing his work translated [poorly] to the big screen by other filmmakers. Clive Barker’s novella The Hellbound Heart was the basis for what would go on to become one of the longest-running horror film franchises. The story of an enchanting puzzle box with […]
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