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Creepy phone case looks like it can listen in on your calls

If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind case for your precious smartphone, here’s one that looks like it came straight out of Videodrome director David Cronenberg’s worst nightmares. Have you seen that movie? It’s messed up. This creepy...Show More Summary

Movie Monsters: The Brood (1979)

David Cronenberg gives birth to these tiny terrors in the 1979 film, The Brood! The murderous little monsters attack without ego, and will stop at nothing to defend their den. Why are the brood your favorite movie monsters?

Great Moments in Horror: Scanners (1981)

What may possibly be the single most recognizable head explosion in all of Horror. This memorable movie moment is brought to you by David Cronenberg's 1981 classic, Scanners! What are your favorite moments from the film?

Names in Horror: David Cronenberg

David Cronenberg made his mark with several strange and controversial Horror films which redefined the Body Horror subgenre in the late 70s and into the 80s. His themes commonly rest on man's attempt to improve upon himself, and the dire consequences of toying with nature. Several key films to his credit include Shivers, Rabid, Scanners, The Brood, The Fly, eXistenZ, and Crash.

Villains of Horror: Nightbreed (1990)

David Cronenberg stars as the sadistic Dr. Decker in Clive Barker's Nightbreed, from 1990. Dr. Decker is hellbent on having the mystical city of Midian destroyed, and it is up to the heroic Boone to stop him. What makes Dr. Decker your favorite Villain of Horror?

Extra, Extra: David Cronenberg's "The Santa Clause"

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Convincing Posters That Cast Classic Stars in Contemporary Films

If you worship cinema’s holy trinity of “Davids,” which includes David Lynch, David Fincher, and David Cronenberg, you’ll adore graphic designer Peter Stults’ What If: Movies Reimagined for Another Time and Place poster series. The New York-based artist trades contemporary actors with classic stars (and directors) on the posters for modern films. Show More Summary

Fifteen Flesh Crawling Facts About David Cronenberg's The Fly

3 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

David Cronenberg took the frightening scientific theories presented in the original version of The Fly and ran off into a dark corner with them, adding horrifying special effects to a tale that was already especially horrible to imagine. Show More Summary

The Shape of Rage: David Cronenberg's "The Brood"

Considering that he continues to reign as one of the most highly respected names working in world cinema today, it is easy to forget David Cronenberg's early films were low-budget genre projects that were more likely to play as part of a double bill at the local grindhouse than as special presentations at top-tier film festivals. Show More Summary

Happy 40th Anniversary to David Cronenberg’s ‘Shivers!’

October 10th marked the 40th anniversary of Shivers (also known as They Came From Within), David Cronenberg’s classic body snatcher film. Shivers was Cronenberg’s first feature film (he had previously directed two short films), but it’s remarkable solid for such a relatively new director. Show More Summary

Why Famed Director David Cronenberg Wanted No Part Of True Detective Season 2

David Cronenberg, acclaimed director of such iconic films as The Fly and Crash,  was reportedly offered the chance to direct an episode during True Detective Season Two, but passed on it. Why?Click To Continue Reading

David Cronenberg Turned Down True Detective's Second Season Because of Bad Writing

4 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

I have a confession to make: I never finished watching True Detective's second season. I went on vacation and missed the final two episodes (still sitting on on the DVR), and as much as I tried to muster the wherewithal...

David Cronenberg Thought Season 2 of ‘True Detective’ Was “Bad” Too

Andy Samberg summarized it best during the opening monologue at the Emmys: “We also said goodbye to True Detective even though it’s still on the air.” …Read More

Newswire: Bad-script hater David Cronenberg passed on directing True Detective 2

The magic of True Detective’s first season sprung forth from teamwork, including the uneasy alliance between leads Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey, and the collaboration between showrunner Nic Pizzolatto and director Cary Fukunaga. Show More Summary

David Cronenberg Passed on True Detective Season Two Because ‘the Script Was Bad’

The poor, maligned runt that is True Detective season two just keeps getting kicked around. Season one director Cary Fukunaga hasn't watched it, while a number of directors, from William Friedkin to Andrew Dominik, reportedly turned down an invite to direct. Now we can add another name to that list. Speaking... More »

David Cronenberg on Turning Down ‘True Detective’ Season Two

4 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Man, Nic Pizzolatto just can’t catch a break. The mind behind HBO’s True Detective was accused of misogyny during the first season of his once acclaimed show, and then season two took a real beating from critics and fans. Now, even David...Show More Summary

If Nothing Else, The Mind’s Eye Is the Best Scanners Sequel We Never Got

David Cronenberg's SCANNERS meets John Carpenter's synthesizer and Dario Argento's lighting designer

Der Bunker Has Fun With World Capitals and Open Leg Wounds

It's easily the most creatively disturbing use of an open leg wound since David Cronenberg's Crash.

Anthology film's trailer shows what horrors happen In the Dark

Inspired by CREEPSHOW, TALES FROM THE CRYPT, and the works of John Carpenter, David Cronenberg, and Brian De Palma, Nashville-based filmmakers Chris St. Croix and David Buchert have put together a horror anthology entitled IN THE DARK...Show More Summary

Newswire: David Cronenberg is turning this animated short into a feature film

David Cronenberg is getting into the animation game. Perhaps running low on pieces of metal that he can shape into horrifying medical instruments, the director is instead turning his attention to an award-winning short film. Dread Central...Show More Summary

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