Nightbreed

Nightbreed

Movie: Nightbreed
Director: Clive Barker
Produced by: 20th Century Fox, Morgan Creek Productions
Released By: 20th Century Fox
MPAA Rating: R

Multimedia horror maven Clive Barker followed the success of his feature directorial debut, Hellraiser, with this equally surreal effort, based on his novella Cabal. The story involves the plight of Aaron Boone, a young man tormented by visions of monstrous, graveyard-dwelling creatures. Seeking the aid of his clinically cold therapist Dr. Decker in deciphering his nightmares, Boone becomes convinced that his frequent blackouts are linked to a recent spate of mutilation murders in the area. His frantic search for the truth leads him to the subterranean city of Midian, the dwelling place of a mythical race of undead nocturnal monsters known as the “Nightbreed.” But it is only after he is cornered and shot dead by police that Boone’s real journey begins — he finds himself resurrected as one of the Breed. Though Barker’s unique and graphic vision is somewhat blunted by choppy editing, this is nevertheless a fine sophomore project from a talented storyteller, the central conceit of presenting the monsters as the “good guys” — at least compared to the gun-and-bible-toting lunatics who hunt them — is handled with verve and originality.

Entre nos Entre nos
by Gloria La Morte / Paola Mendoza
Kelly and Me Kelly and Me
by Robert Z. Leonard
The Ring Virus The Ring Virus
by Kim Dong-bin
Bonanza: Between Heaven and Earth Bonanza: Between Heaven and Earth
by William Witney
Message in a Bottle Message in a Bottle
by Luis Mandoki
Kvinnors Väntan Kvinnors Väntan
by Ingmar Bergman
Pioneers of Television: Pioneers of Westerns Pioneers of Television: Pioneers of Westerns
by Steven J. Boettcher / Mike Trinklein
Bonanza: Shadow of a Hero Bonanza: Shadow of a Hero
by Leo Penn
Bizalom Bizalom
by István Szabó

Leave a Comment