Yeah, Hellraiser. What could be more perfect for Valentine’s Day?
So let’s assume that you’ve never seen Hellraiser, and also that you’re not much into horror just yet. Boy, this movie is NOT a good place to start.
Hellraiser isn’t one of those “fun” horror movies. It’s moody, gory and GROSS. It’s also really goddamned good. It still amazes me that Hellraiser ever even approached the mainstream.
While typically lumped in with them, it’s just so much darker than any of Freddy or Jason’s movies. I have great affection and respect for this film, but I’d be lying if I said that I watched it often. To this day, it’s really more a movie you endure than enjoy.