Headsup: Hellraiser: The Scarlet Box Limited Edition Trilogy Blu-ray Set

The Hellraiser Trilogy is comprised of three British horror films that tell the story of the Cenobites, a group of otherworldly sadomasochistic beings who go to and from earth via a mysterious puzzle box solved by unsuspecting victims.  The original Hellraiser (1987) was written and directed by Clive Barker, and was not only his directorial debut but also based on his own novel (The Hellbound Heart).  Hellbound: Hellraiser II and Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth followed in 1988 and 1992, respectively.  The franchise would eventually expand to include nine films, a comic book series, and related merchandise media.  If horror is your thing and you’ve never seen the original films, now is a pretty good time to check them out via the Scarlet Box Limited Edition Trilogy Blu-ray Set recently released from Arrow Video.

Before you even get to the disc content, you see this set is aimed to impress.  Housed in beautiful limited-edition packaging (including a nice sturdy box and newly created artwork from Gilles Vranckx), it also includes a 20-page booklet with original artwork and storyboards, five Cenobite postcards, a fold-out (reversible) poster, and Damnation Games, a 200-page hardback book from Clive Barker’s personal archivists Sarah and Phil Stokes.

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Black Phoenix Brings Clive Barker Into Their Dark Embrace

Clive Barker: Forbidden by Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab

Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab is constantly adding new material into their array of “scent adaptations.” And considering they’ve brought you their interpretations of the likes of H.P. Lovecraft and Neil Gaiman, adding Clive Barker to their stable only makes sense, really.

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32 Days of Halloween VII, Day 5: Monster From the Ocean Floor!

Monster From the Ocean Floor!

We’ll get to our feature presentation shortly, but before then a couple of stops: firstly, Christopher Lee is on hand to read Dracula for you. And more than that, someone’s taken the 1966 comic adaptation and put the two together. Then, since we’ve got a Corman-produced flick for today’s main event, poking about for more Corman-related material found 1990’s TV special, Horror Cafe, in which Clive Barker does a sort-of expanded Dinner for Five routine. Among those in to have a nosh are Corman, John Carpenter and Ramsey Campbell. If you feel the onset of cheese, just keep telling yourself over and over: “It’s only 1990, it’s only 1990…”

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Your Weekend Justice #147: If You Had to Sleep With a Stooge

It’s Weekend Justice: the Internet’s #1 audio trainwreck. It’s the podcast arrow in the quiver of Arrowette. And Arrowette is in the quiver of Galactus. Or something. This podcast was engineered–some might say over-engineered–by experts to escort you from the work week in the most chaotic manner possible. Please note: this podcast is profane, definitely oversexed and definitely overwrought. It is wrong and unsafe. You have been warned.

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Officer Growler

Agenda:

  • Special The Unique Geek Crossover! (At last) which involves Green Arrow and sexism
  • Aaron vs. Uke!
  • Prepping for real recommendations from Scott
  • Clive Barker vs. a coma
  • Leigh vs. drugs
  • Alcohol report
  • Growlers, growlettes & Scott incessantly chortling
  • Kraken Rum Store
  • Info about shower curtains
  • Liam Neeson and the panel idea
  • Internet sales of alcohol
  • Sex and sports
  • Shows with enhancement
  • Scott vs. VCBs
  • Jon’s alcohol report
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    Your Weekend Justice #88: Big Huge Warning

    It’s the podcast that wears a William Shatner mask inside out…and nothing else. It’s Weekend Justice: the podcast that will ride your bumper all the way to your exit…not because it’s being rude, but because it can’t read your bumper sticker. (Of course, you don’t have a bumper sticker.) This podcast was engineered–some might say over-engineered–by experts to escort you from the work week in the most chaotic manner possible. Please note: this podcast is profane, definitely oversexed and definitely overwrought. It is wrong and unsafe. You have been warned.

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    Bink's Hobo

    Agenda:

    • The end of the world!
    • Alcohol and the ensuring discussion
    • Kingsized!
    • Halloween III Live!
    • Luke Perry, cig borrower
    • Leigh’s “friends”
    • Leigh’s Luc Besson
    • Widgett, slut
    • Drawing a hobo
    • Rox’s Halloween Zine
    • Hobo artist interview!
    • Deporting Leigh
    • Amazing Stories
    • Halloween viewing
    • Watching Rocky Horror
    • Janelle Monae’s message for Tuffley
    • King vs. Barker vs. Craven
    • Ron Howard
    • A rambling review of modern horror
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