Article by: TheHorrorIntern
The name Clive Barker has become a household brand in the world of horror since his early writings in the horror genre beginning in the mid-80’s with The Damnation Game and The Hellbound Heart (a prequel to Hellraiser). When Clive Barker decided to turn his novella’s sequel into film, he had no idea just how iconic as well as frightening that his creation would become.
The premise of Hellraiser (for those not educated) is based around an alternate reality/realm based around carnal pleasure. The only way to see or experience this realm is a simple looking puzzle box, known as the Lament Configuration. As the movie opens, we see our antagonist Frank Cotton purchasing this box from a marketplace. As he sits down in the attic of his house he slowly begins to fiddle with it, moving his hands about it until it jumps from…
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