Category: Movie Review

Dimitri shares his thoughts on the new movies opening in theatres as well as new DVD releases, long forgotten classics, and hidden gems from the vault.

Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (1987)

Seeing as the original went out of its way to rip off the wave of American slashers spawned from John Carpenter’s 1978 classic Halloween (the…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 5.0

Hellraiser (1987)

In light of all the gay bashing in recent American politics, I sometimes wonder what it must be like for homosexual teens to have the…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.0

Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992)

Tony Randel’s Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988) said pretty much all there was left to say about Kirsty, Julia, and the universe Clive Barker created for…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 1.5

Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)

Before Hellraiser made the straight-to-video jump, Hellraiser: Bloodline was known as both the most and least ambitious entry in the series, literally reaching for the…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Hellraiser: Deader (2005)

Third time’s the charm, as they say. After the lacklustre Hellraiser: Inferno (2000) and abysmal Hellraiser: Hellseeker (2003), Dimension Films finally brings the series back…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 1.5

Hellraiser: Hellseeker (2002)

Hellraiser: Hellseeker boasts the long awaited return of Kirsty Cotton (Ashley Laurence), the plucky protagonist from Hellraiser (1987) and Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988). In fact,…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 2.5

Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005)

Well, I didn’t see this one coming. Since Hellraiser made the straight-to-video jump in 2000, each entry in the series has featured a climactic twist…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 2.5

Hellraiser: Inferno (2000)

Scary movies went through an odd phase in the early aughts. For better or worse, the success of M. Night Shyamalan’s The Sixth sense in…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 1.0

Hellraiser: Judgment (2018)

With Dimension Films and the Weinstein Company soon to be gutted for parts, it seems safe to assume that Hellraiser: Judgment will close out the…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 2.0

Hellraiser: Revelations (2011)

Nine entries in, you might think now would be a good time to retire the original Hellraiser series. From a creative standpoint, Doug Bradley calling…

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