Lord of Illusions: The Magic of Clive Barker

Released in 1995, Lord of Illusions is a film written, directed, and produced by Clive Barker. It is a cinematic adaptation of his short story “The Last Illusion,” published as part of his seminal Books of Blood anthology in 1985. Below is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Lord of Illusions, including thoughts from the master of horror himself: Clive Barker.

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Clive Barker on Good Morning America

Below is a full Good Morning America interview with Clive Barker from 1990. Enjoy!

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Mad God: Most-Watched Shudder Premiere of 2022

Mad God, the epic stop-motion masterpiece that Phil Tippett spent the last 30 years making, debuted June 16 and quickly became Shudder’s most-watched movie premiere of 2022. The film’s huge premiere comes a week after Mad God’s highly successful theatrical release from IFC Midnight in New York and Los Angeles, coinciding with its expansion to an additional 24 screens across North America. Mad God has been a hit with critics too, hailed as one of the best horror movies of the year and already Certified Fresh® at 91% on Rotten Tomatoes.

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Clive Barker: Horror Cafe

In 1990, six of the horror world’s leading figures dined together for Horror Cafe. Hosted by Clive Barker, this discussion features guests John Carpenter, Roger Corman, Ramsey Campbell, Lisa Tuttle and Pete Atkins. You can watch the full show below. Enjoy!

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Clive Barker: The Art of Horror

In 1992, Clive Barker: The Art of Horror was released. This 30-minute documentary was available on VHS exclusively for those who rented Hellraiser III. If you missed out on it back in the 1990s or simply want to watch it again, you can enjoy the full video below.

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The Fantasy World of Clive Barker

In the early 1990s, a documentary narrated by Melvyn Bragg aired on TV called The Fantasy World of Clive Barker. Below is the documentary in its entirety. Enjoy!

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Movie Trailer: This Is GWAR

Shudder, AMC Network’s premium streaming service for horror, thriller, and the supernatural, has acquired rights to the documentary. This is GWAR, which gives rare insight into the 30-plus year career of one of the world’s most outrageous heavy metal bands, GWAR, known for their grotesque costumed characters and notoriously wild, fluid-soaked stage shows. Watch the movie trailer below.

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Clive Barker Celebrates 70th Birthday With Dark Worlds

Clive Barker, a master of horror across numerous mediums, is celebrating his 70th birthday with the release of a new book this October: Dark Worlds. Read on for the full official announcement.

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Shudder Acquires Award-Winning Documentary: This Is GWAR

Shudder, AMC Network’s premium streaming service for horror, thriller, and the supernatural, has acquired rights to the documentary. This is GWAR, which gives rare insight into the 30-plus year career of one of the world’s most outrageous heavy metal bands, GWAR, known for their grotesque costumed characters and notoriously wild, fluid-soaked stage shows. The film, which world premiered at Fantastic Fest in Austin, TX, and won the 2021 Audience Award at NIGHTSTREAM, will be available exclusively on Shudder in the U.S., Canada, and the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand on Thursday, July 21.

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