Pinhead, as played by Stephan Smith Collins in Hellraiser: Revelations.

Hellraiser: Revelations deserves another look

On Sept. 2, 2011 Hellraiser: Revelations (buy here) was released as a double feature with World of the Dead: The Zombie Diaries (aka Zombie Diaries 2) for a limited theatrical run. Both films are distributed by Dimension Extreme, and both run somewhat short, so it was a savvy marketing decision to offer the two together as a double feature.…

Jacqueline MacInnes Wood and Nicholas D'Agosto in 'Final Destination 5'. Image courtesy New Line Cinema.

Final Destination 5 meets expectations

Final Destination 5: Is this the end? With the release of Final Destination 5 (purchase link) it’s a good time to look back at the series as a whole. 2000’s Final Destination was a breath of fresh air. The film was clearly marketable to the teen market, along with other horror flicks of the time, including Scream and I Know What…

Production still from 'Survival of the Dead' by George Romero.

George Romero’s ‘Survival of the Dead’ – dead on arrival

The Night of the Living Dead films are unique in that they are explicitly political. George A. Romero injects his heavy-handed political commentary at every turn. You can enjoy a Dead film without accepting the social or political message, but you can’t ignore that there is one. Behind the blood and guts there is always some very pointed social…