Inspired by David Cronenberg’s Videodrome comes the indie Promiscuities, which is now available on VHX. The film marks the debut of Jonathan Leder, known for his commercial work for VICE and Louis Vuitton, and his extensive work with Emily Ratajkowski (Gone Girl). We not only have an exclusive variant poster and trailer to premiere, but […]
Marking another collaboration with director David Cronenberg, Robert Pattinson is dreamy in the new UK trailer for “Maps to the Stars.” The forthcoming film also stars John Cusack, Julianne Moore and Mia Wasikowska and is slated to debut...Show More Summary
Robert Pattinson hard core makes out with Mia Wasikowska in the new trailer for their film Maps to the Stars. The flick, directed by David Cronenberg, is a tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Robert [...]
Gum Takes Tooth return to these aged shores. Time has weathered some of their noisier tendrils, reduced their drag and exposed more of the electronic impulses that always moved beneath the surface. Theirs is a ship exposed to the elements and actively evolving. In turn, their journey has seen the poly-rhythm survive and flourish. Attaining... Read the full post »
David Cronenberg‘s follow up to 2012?s Cosmopolis, Maps to the Stars takes a sinister look at Hollywood and the obsession that comes with the entertainment industry. It follows a typical Hollywood family chasing fame, including child star… Watch the Official Trailer for David Cronenberg’s ‘Maps to the Stars’ is a post by Marta Sundac on Highsnobiety.
After debuting at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, director David Cronenberg's latest film Maps to the Stars is headed to theaters in the United Kingdom this fall, and that means we get a new official trailer from across the pond while we wait to see when the film might end up hitting the big screen in the United States. Show More Summary
Plague Week gets sexy as we look at David Cronenberg's 1977 film.
Horror maestros John Carpenter, David Cronenberg, and John Landis discuss "Fear On Film" in 1982. (via Laughing Squid)
In “Fear on Film” from 1982, filmmaker Mick Garris hosts a roundtable discussion now legendary directors David Cronenberg, John Landis and John Carpenter about the nature and history of horror films. The genre of monster films and horror films has been consistent throughout the history of the business. If you look at the decades, there’s [...]
Head all the way back to the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con where it was first announced that the Weinstein Co.’s Dimension Films was developing a TV show based on David Cronenberg’s 1981 cult classic Scanners with director Alexandre Aja serving as executive producer. During the press conference for Horns, we got a quick update from […]
And now, because everyone knows a little head explosion never hurt anyone, here?s an update on the barely-discussed TV series adaptation of David Cronenberg?s Scanners.Click To Continue Reading
In the close to half a century he’s been making movies, David Cronenberg has supplied the medium some of its most memorably disgusting images, from Jeff Goldblum peeling off his own fingernails in The Fly to James Spader finding an inventive new use for Rosanna Arquette’s leg wound in Crash. Show More Summary
When I wrote a history of fake movie blood last fall, there was at least one effect I never got to the bottom of: The infamous exploding head scene in Scanners. Now, for the David Cronenberg movie’s new Criterion Collection DVD, theShow More Summary
The exploding head scene from David Cronenberg’s Scanners is one of the most iconic special effects shots in the history of sci-fi movies. Tense, gory, and incredibly over-the-top, it firmly establishes the 1981 tale of a war between rogue psychics in the tradition of other Cronenberg “body horror” classics like The Brood and Videodrome. Show More Summary
Zadie Smith revisits J.G. Ballard’s controversial 1973 novel Crash, which, like the David Cronenberg movie it inspired, features characters who get off on car crashes. She writes that the “real shock of Crash is not that people have sex in or near cars, but that technology has entered into even our most intimate human relations”: […]
(YouTube link) If you remember one thing from the 1981 David Cronenberg film Scanners, it’s the exploding head. That’s not what the producers of the movie expected. The exploding head wasn’t the most important effect to them at the time, but it was the hardest to get right. Show More Summary
Since this arc has wound up playing like Araki’s comprehensive homage to ‘video nasties,’ I have a strong suspicion that he must have watched at least one David Cronenberg flick before he dreamt up this evil little wart. When peopleShow More Summary
The exploding-head scene (you know the one) from David Cronenberg's bloodhappy cheesefest, Scanners, is easily its most iconic. But have you ever wondered how the film's special effects team made the head burst just so? It wasn't pyrotechnics. It wasn't pneumatics. The answer, it turns out, was a lot more straightforward. Read more...
David Cronenberg's 1981 film Scanners is about to be released on Blu-ray and DVD as part of the Criterion Collection, the packaging for which features a series of explosive character portraits by Canadian artist Connor Willumsen...
Here's an unsettling NSFW short film from Canadian body-horror maestro David Cronenberg. Watch this one out after office hours, so no one will be quietly judging you as you watch a naked woman in an unbroken 9-minute short ask to have...Show More Summary