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  • The Devil's Toy Box
    The Devil’s Box, a lesser-known Ouija Board
    Ouija boards are well known in the realm of the paranormal. Also known as spirit boards, Ouija boards are flat boards marked with letters of the alphabet, the numbers 0 through 9, and the words “yes” and “no.” People place...
  • Author Clive Barker working on a 'Hellraiser' reboot focused on the puzzle box's creator
    Clive Barker is back after 20 years to direct 'Hellraiser' reboot
    According to io9 on Tuesday, director Clive Barker was interviewed and after 20 years of being away for so long, he's back for a "Hellraiser" reboot. The question/answer session was mostly focused on Barker's "Nightbreed...
  • 'Hellraiser' (1987) original movie poster, dir. Clive Barker
    'Hellraiser' (1987) raises the bar for horror adaptations
    Clive Barker has evolved to connote master of horror not only on the page but on the screen. He’s crafted a number of recognizable villains, not the least of which is Pinhead. The unique villain, though not even the main character, developed...
  • Texas Frightmare Weekend
    Texas Frightmare Weekend brings the horror to DFW
    Since its debut in 2005 Texas Frightmare Weekend has grown to be the premiere horror convention in the DFW area. Fans from all over flock like a heard of zombies to the Hyatt Regency to get their horror fix with everything from celebrity...
  • Hellraiser: Hellworld poster
    Movie Review: ‘Hellraiser: Hellworld’
    Originally released straight-to-DVD in 2005, Hellraiser: Hellworld is the eighth film in the Hellraiser franchise. Starring genre veteran Lance Henriksen, Hellraiser: Hellworld was directed by Rick Bota, who also directed Hellraiser: Hellseeker...
  • Hellraiser: Hellseeker
    Movie Review: ‘Hellraiser: Hellseeker’
    The sixth film in the Hellraiser franchise, Hellraiser: Hellseeker was originally released in 2002 as a straight-to-DVD movie. The film showcases the return of one of the movie’s strongest characters, Kirsty Cotton (played by Ashley Laurence...
  • Hellraiser: Inferno
    Movie Review: ‘Hellraiser V: Inferno’
    Originally released straight to DVD in the year 2000, Hellraiser: Inferno was the fifth installment in the Hellraiser franchise. As written by Paul Harris Boardman (The Exorcism of Emily Rose) and director Scott Derrickson (Deliver Us from Evil),...
  • Hellraiser IV: Bloodline
    Movie Review: ‘Hellraiser IV: Bloodline’
    Originally released in 1996, Hellraiser IV: Bloodline was the fourth installment in the Hellraiser franchise. As originally conceived by master of dark fantasy Clive Barker, Hellraiser consisted of creatures known as cenobites who brought about...
  • Fear itself
    Examiner poll: Which movie monster strikes real fear into your heart?
    Terror isn't reserved for one day at the end of October. Sure, with Halloween on the horizon, our DVR's are stuffed with more killers and monsters than normal, but a good scare can find you at any time of the year.It's only at...
  • Halloween Movies for the F/X Connossieurs
    Halloween Movies for the F/X Connossieurs
    If your were one to say that you watched horror films for purely aesthetic interest, most people would probably think your messed up… but plenty would agree with your logic too. With the mass majority of cinema overtaken by the easiness of...
  • Mile High Horror Film Festival 2013
    Celebrate Halloween early with the 2013 Mile High Horror Film Festival!
    The new Alamo Drafthouse in Aspen Grove/Littleton looks to celebrate Halloween early this year, kicking off the first weekend in October with the 2013 Mile High Horror Film Festival. Showcasing a wide variety of genre films, filmmakers, artists...
  • Hellraiser II
    This week's Frightful Friday movie pick is 'Hellbound: Hellraiser II'
    What is "Frightful Friday?" If you're asking well it's a new column that I'll be writing. Every Friday I'm going to give a suggestion of a horror film to watch. So horror junkies (especially fans of the 80s) will want to...
  • Bram Stoker Weekend
    Bram Stoker Awards Weekend 2013
    After a long but satisfying weekend in our great and historic city of New Orleans visiting with old friends and making new ones I am finally back with my first credentialed assignment in the three years that I’ve been an Examiner.The World...
  • 5 80s horror films that every paranormal lover should have watched or watch now
    5 80s horror films that every paranormal lover should have watched or watch now
    If you love everything paranormal and horror then you probably love watching horror movies. The 1980s have had some of the weirdest, scariest, and best horror movies ever created. It was a time of slasher movies but it was also a time where demons...
  • Hellrasier
    Things that horror movies taught me: 'Hellraiser'
    "Hellraiser," is not a movie for soft people nor for those who don't like gore. I wouldn't say it's scary but more interesting than anything. It's an iconic 1980s horror movie that should be seen by everyone who thinks...