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Hellraiser (1987)


Commentaries on this disc:

Commentary 1: Screenwriter/director Clive Barker and actor Ashley Laurence Rating:7.3/10 (9 votes) [graph]Login to vote or review
Reviewed by frankasu03 on February 23rd, 2012:Find all reviews by frankasu03
I listened to this commentary on the 20th Anniversary Edition, but I'm sure it's the same track. Equal parts reminiscing and information. I always enjoy hearing Clive Barker's hoarse cockneyess. There's alot to be gleaned from this conversation between star, screenwriter, and first time director Barker. A "how to" for making vivid horror pictures on a small budget. It was amusing to hear Clive's initial insecurity in putting a character like "PinHead" onto the Silver Screen. That he went on to become a horror icon proves that William Goldman line about "Nobody knows anything." You'll also learn who was nearly the heroine, in place of Ashley. Good track. 7/10
Reviewed by sedna on October 3rd, 2012:Find all reviews by sedna
A very light, easy to listen to commentary. There's actually three of them here, Pete Atkins begins the commentary informing us that he'll act more as a moderator. Obviously it's all Clive here, but the inclusion of two more people in the room make it more of a 'whole' experience. They all sound like really good friends discussing a film which is always a very good trait for commentaries to possess. I've seen the film many times so I just put it on in the background, it's the kind where you don't have to watch it 100% but occasionally you'll have scene specific discussions. Very good. Check it out.