History Creator / CliveBarker

14th Aug '16 9:28:50 AM Sharlee
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* BedsheetGhost: The protagonist of the short story "Confessions of a (Pornographer's) Shroud" is a straight-laced Catholic man who is murdered and framed as a porn kingpin, and possesses the shroud covering him in the morgue to take his revenge. The story is a BlackComedy based on the ridiculous visual gag of a bedsheet ghost murdering people in increasingly graphic fashion.

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* BedsheetGhost: The protagonist of the short story "Confessions of a (Pornographer's) Shroud" is a straight-laced Catholic man who is murdered and framed as a porn kingpin, kingpin and murdered, who possesses the shroud covering him in the morgue to take his revenge. The story is a BlackComedy based on the ridiculous visual gag of a bedsheet ghost murdering people in increasingly graphic fashion.
14th Aug '16 9:27:21 AM Sharlee
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* FantasticNoir: His films ''Film/{{Candyman}}'' (which was based off a short story of the same name written by him) and ''Film/LordOfIllusions'' qualify, however, the latter really falls into the FilmNoir territory in comparison to the former.

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* FantasticNoir: His films ''Film/{{Candyman}}'' (which was based off a Barker's short story of the same name written by him) "The Forbidden") and ''Film/LordOfIllusions'' qualify, however, the latter really falls into the FilmNoir territory in comparison to the former.
12th Jun '16 1:36:56 AM Morgenthaler
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* SelfAdaptation: Clive Barker was a horror writer before becoming a film director. He has based several of his films on his earlier stories, such as ''Franchise/{{Hellraiser}}'' (based on his novella ''The Hellbound Heart'') and ''Film/LordOfIllusions'' (based on his short story "The Last Illusion").

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* SelfAdaptation: Clive Barker was exclusively a horror writer before becoming a film director. He has based several of his films on his earlier stories, such as ''Franchise/{{Hellraiser}}'' (based on his novella ''The Hellbound Heart'') and ''Film/LordOfIllusions'' (based on his short story "The Last Illusion").
12th Jun '16 1:36:31 AM Morgenthaler
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* SelfAdaptation: Clive Barker was a horror writer before becoming a film director. He has based several of his films on his earlier stories, such as ''Franchise/{{Hellraiser}}'' (based on his novella ''The Hellbound Heart'') and ''Film/LordOfIllusions'' (based on his short story "The Last Illusion").
24th May '16 8:30:41 PM coinneach
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* ThatPoorCat: Barker really dislikes cats, and it shows. If a cat appears in a story (e.g. ''The Yattering and Jack''), it ''will'' meet a horribly gruesome demise.
4th May '16 5:58:03 AM Homemaderat
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** "Literature/RawheadRex"

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** "Literature/RawheadRex"''Literature/TheMidnightMeatTrain''
** ''Literature/RawheadRex''
28th Apr '16 8:29:14 PM Homemaderat
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4th Feb '16 11:30:25 AM zeebrewmaster
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-->-- [[BeamMeUpScotty incorrectly attributed to]]'''Creator/StephenKing'''

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-->-- [[BeamMeUpScotty incorrectly attributed to]]'''Creator/StephenKing'''
quoted from]] '''Creator/StephenKing'''
4th Feb '16 11:29:39 AM zeebrewmaster
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-->-- '''Creator/StephenKing'''

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-->-- '''Creator/StephenKing'''
[[BeamMeUpScotty incorrectly attributed to]]'''Creator/StephenKing'''
30th Jan '16 11:43:24 AM TheGingerArtist
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%%* {{Antihero}}

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%%* {{Antihero}}* {{Antihero}}: Most of his protagonists are flawed.



%%* StraightGay

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%%* StraightGay* StraightGay: Barker has identified himself as gay since his late teens. One wouldn't really know that unless they read up on his biography.
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