Hellraiser II is a maggotty carnival of mayhem, mutation and dismemberment, awash in blood and recommended only for those who thrive on such junk.
Hellraiser II is a maggotty carnival of mayhem, mutation and dismemberment, awash in blood and recommended only for those who thrive on such junk.Helmer Tony Randel returns to the off-the-wall tale of a psychotic psychiatrist’s long struggle to get the better of something called the Lament Configuration, a kind of demonic, silver-filigreed Rubik’s Cube whose solution opens the transdimensional doors into a parallel world of sinful pleasure and unspeakably hellish pain. This fiendish shrink takes a special interest in a new patient, Kristy, whose family was massacred in appropriately gruesome fashion by box-sprung flesh-eating ghouls called Cenobites. As Kristy and the shrink head toward the big showdown in Hades, the movie unfolds with a tableau of can-you-top-this gross-outs.
Hellbound - Hellraiser II
UK - US
Film Futures. Dir Tony Randel; Producer Christopher Figg; Screenplay Peter Atkins; Camera Robin Vidgeon; Music Christopher Young Art Dir Mike Buchanan
(Color) Available on VHS, DVD. Extract of a review from 1988. Running time: 96 MIN.
Clare Higgins Ashley Laurence Kenneth Cranham Imogen Boorman Sean Chapman Doug Bradley