Overall Rank: 8025
Average Rating: 2.7/4
# of Ratings: 7
Theatrical Release Date: 10/07/2022
Genre: Horror, Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: David Bruckner
Actors: Odessa A’zion, Jamie Clayton, Adam Faison, Drew Starkey, Brandon Flynn, Aoife Hinds
Plot: A recovering addict trying to put her life in order follows her boyfriend to what she is told is an easy score for quick cash. But their robbery attempt only amounts to a single puzzle box, one with a dark history that soon leads to many deaths. Pointed towards a reclusive, hedonistic art dealer she and a small group look for answers and any hope to survive. -- Chris Kavan
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Chris Kavan - wrote on 10/15/2022
Certainly better than the myriad straight-to-video Hellraiser releases of the past decade or so. It manages to capture the look and spirit of the original and sequel - even if it takes a fair bit to really get going. Love the new design, especially Jamie Clayton who really makes for a good Priestess (or new Pinhead if you will). If they want to take things in this direction, I'm all for more pain/pleasure.
Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 10/15/2022
I don't think anyone was begging for yet another horror franchise reboot, but this new "Hellraiser" gives Clive Barker's cult creation a much needed adrenaline shot of freshly opened inspiration.
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Matthew Brady - wrote on 10/28/2022
"Accept the pain you have wrought. Greater delights await. We wish to see you proceed."
Well, it looks like I am the odd one out here, but I liked the new Hellraiser much more than the original. It makes the wise choice of not copying too much of the original by being less erotic but a much darker version. The puzzle box acts like a puzzle box rather than a genie lamp, where one rub summons the cenobites.
I just felt that I got more out of this one.
Rather than the usual leather costumes that the cenobites wear, this time it's another layer of skin to appear as if they are wearing an outfit. The designs looked Gothic, sickly, and fantastic. The leader of the cenobites, the Hell Priest, aka Pinhead; this time played by Jamie Clayton, who I am happy to say brought her spin to the …
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