Contained in this beautifully produced hardcover edition, from dark regions press, is the original, classic horror story. The motorman, nonplussed at mahoganys death, brings the train into a secret station where strange, malformed humanoid creatures board and eat the bodies. Ryuhei kitamuras the midnight meat train, based on a story of the same name in horror auteur clive bakers books of blood collection, is a good horror film that tittered on being great. Its a subterranean world that holds many mysteries, dark secrets, and legends. A photographer propelled to explore his dark side begins tracking a subway serial killer whose brutal butchery makes for the most nightmarish images ever captured on camera in director ryuhei kitamuras adaptation of a short story by horror heavyweight clive barker. Stepping back on board the midnight meat train today, its clear that this brutal but lyrical short story retains a narrative power that has not been dimmed by time. The film suffers from many trends that now seem dated within the genre, and relies on excessive gore and jump scares to create tension. As long as you are aware of what the content of this book is, then you should have no regrets about a decision to buy it. A photographers obsessive pursuit of dark subject matter leads him into the path of a serial killer who stalks late night commuters, ultimately butchering them in the most gruesome ways imaginable.
The film was based on clive barkers the midnight meat train 1984 which is in clive barkers volume one of books of bld. Clive barker the midnight meat train dark regions press. With vinnie jones, bradley cooper, leslie bibb, brooke shields. Based on a short story by clive barker, the midnight meat train was released in 2008 before being rushed to dvd, and honestly, it isnt hard to see why. Oct 29, 2017 the midnight meat train is the best, goriest movie to watch on netflix this halloween join a prefame bradley cooper on his bloody journey into new york citys subway system. After that, leon goes to the police precinct but the detective hadleybarbara eve harris doesnt believe him. The midnight meat train teve recepcao mista por parte da critica especializada. Based upon a short story by clive barker from the authors famed books of blood collection, the midnight meat train stars bradley cooper televisions alias as leon, an aspiring photographer whose agent brooke shields challenges him to capture the true underside of new york city.
The midnight meat train is the best, goriest movie to watch on netflix this halloween join a prefame bradley cooper on his bloody journey into. The midnight meat train is the best, goriest movie to watch. This frightening movie displays terror, shocks, hardedged drama, and creepy images. Clive barkers, the midnight meat train free audio book. The midnight meat train is a 2008 horror film based on clive barkers 1984 short story of the same name, which can be found in volume one of barkers collection books of blood. Mar 18, 20 this feature is not available right now.
The book of blood this is the frame story for the entire books of blood series. The official clive barker website the midnight meat train. Literary eminences like stephen king noticed early on the creativity and powerful prose throughout the books of blood, bringing clive barkers stories to the forefront of horror fiction. Apr 06, 2020 the midnight meat train is a brutal film, that is shocking, grisly, entertaining and somewhat refreshing. This is the unboxing video for the unsigned gift hardcover edition of clive barkers the midnight meat train published by dark regions press. This story, which eventually earned a long overdue screen transfer in 2008 is one of the most unnerving works ive yet to read from barker. The midnight meat train is a 2008 horror film about a struggling new york photographer who crosses paths with a serial killer. Clive barkers the midnight meat train special definitive edition brings the original story back with allnew material. Also, they mention that clive barker was pretty pissed because of the politics around the films release. A creative and energetic adaptation of a clive barker short story, with enough scares and thrills to be a potential cult classic.
The film follows a photographer who attempts to track down a serial killer dubbed the subway butcher, and discovers more than he bargained for under the city streets. Based on the short story, the midnight meat train from the collection, books of blood, vol. The essence of the barker story is in the movie, but the characters are quite different and the resolution quite different. The midnight meat train is classic barker in many ways, for what starts off as a slasher flick develops cleverly into the fantastical and the bizarre. The midnight meat train 2008 ryuhei kitamura synopsis. Seeking something more interesting to photograph, leon opts to take pictures in the subway at night. Dec 20, 2008 i watched the midnight meat train screenplay by jeff buhler on and sat through the standard character development that at first seemed fairly mundane. In this instance its not a softening of the imaginative and. May 16, 2008 then he finds a strange and silent meat packer vinnie jones at the last midnight train. The midnight meat train has a intimidating antagonist in the form of mahogany vinne jones, a likable protagonist, leon kauffman bradley cooper, and the prerequisite eye candy, leons. Clive barkers the midnight meat train signed limited. The midnight meat train is the best, goriest movie to. In 1984 the books of blood by clive barker were published and quickly gained a following worldwide. Clive barkers short story, the midnight meat train from his books of blood collection is a brutal and unflinching look into such a world.
There was a whisper too, from the dark outside the train, a gathering of tiny noises like the voices of beetles. Watch the midnight meat train online 2008 movie yidio. Midnight meat train yeah, wikipedia has it in acceptable detail, too. By keeping the camera locked on the victim as eyes fly out and faces crumble, he turns the cinematic threat intensity up to. Another top notch offering from volume one is the book of bloods immediate successor. Although, it has captured my attention with the many questions i wish to ask. Malaika and samson are befriended by a rough but warmhearted abolitioni. So, i just watched it on tv, it was a premiere on syfy at 8. Jun 04, 2008 the midnight meat train is a 2008 horror film based on clive barkers 1984 short story of the same name, which can be found in volume one of barkers collection books of blood. By keeping the camera locked on the victim as eyes fly out and faces crumble, he turns the cinematic threat intensity up to near apocalyptic. The ending, whilst disliked by some and unexpected by most, in my opinion was great and i loved the fact that at least answers are given. Clive barkers the midnight meat train hc unboxing youtube. The train has entered an underground cavern, filled with skulls and decomposing bodies.
But in midnight meat train, he makes every death count. After rescuing a young woman from the clutches of several attackers. The midnight meat train introduction to the special definitive edition. The midnight meat train 2008 is an american mystery thriller horror movie that was surprisingly good. Soon there was sufficient light in the car for kaufman to see the crumpled body of the butcher at his feet, and the sallow sides of meat hanging on every side of him. But being mundane, it just sets you up for later developments. Mahogany, in a battered and bleeding state, returns, barely alive, from beneath the train, and engages in a death struggle with leon, who finishes the job at last by impaling the psychotic butchers skull on a blade. Jeff buhler adapted the story and filming, in new york and montreal, was originally scheduled to begin on the 17th october 2005. Midnight train, a 20 chinese film the midnight train, a traditional africanamerican song published by dorothy scarborough and by carl sandburg.
A psychic researcher, mary florescu, has employed a quack medium named simon mcneal to investigate a haunted house. Oct 15, 2008 but in midnight meat train, he makes every death count. Buy book of blood the midnight meat train bluray at. The midnight picture show planned the midnight meat train as the first of their films of blood in 2005, backed by finance from lakeshore entertainment and distribution by lionsgate. Oct 30, 2008 the midnight meat train t he writings of author clive barker have had, with few exceptions, a tough time translating to the big screen. The midnight meat train is a brutal film, that is shocking, grisly, entertaining and somewhat refreshing. Yet, the film cant help but succumb to other modern h. The midnight meat train wikipedia, a enciclopedia livre. The midnight meat train year 2008 genre thriller horror mystery type movies idmb rating 6. Nov 01, 2008 ryuhei kitamuras the midnight meat train, based on a story of the same name in horror auteur clive bakers books of blood collection, is a good horror film that tittered on being great. The midnight meat train is an excellent adaptation of a clive barker short story that is strong horror and effective due to great directing, dark themes and an intense story of obsession, insanity and human harvesting. In the tunnel, shuffling towards the train, were human beings. Oct 07, 2015 ive always been fascinated and disturbed by the underground subway train systems.916 751 387 945 1102 441 1073 117 16 1037 1188 681 1332 1515 277 751 3 510 210 1454 932 146 491 909 37 427 945 1516 951 1436 615 60 588 109 1474 279 249 550 1092 122 1336 831