Film art inspires the multimedia works in ‘FADE IN: INT. ART GALLERY – DAY,’ the Swiss Institute’s latest exhibition.
At rep cinemas this week: a fly, a witch, and an aging composer. The Fly Directed by David Cronenberg TIFF Bell Lightbox (350 King Street West) Saturday, April 16, 9 p.m. David Cronenberg reached a career high with 1986’s The Fly, his singular, at times operatic, adaptation of the 1950s sci-fi classic. Show More Summary
It’s no secret Bret Easton Ellis isn’t a big fan of the movie American Psycho. The author considers the satire a perfectly fine film, but as an adaptation of his own work, he finds it deeply flawed. For many reasons, Ellis considered the book unable to be adapted. Show More Summary
In David Cronenberg’s 1986 cult classic The Fly scientist Seth Brundle (famously played by Jeff Goldblum) unintentionally transforms into the monstrous Brundlefly. This delightfully disturbing set of Brundlefly nesting dolls is the latest creation by San Francisco-based artist Andy Stattmiller (previously featured here). Show More Summary
For the second installment of their “March Madness” series, THE GIRLS IN THE BACK ROW dig into one of the most cerebral and emotionally distressing filmmakers working in the genre: David Cronenberg. And while most of his output could certainly qualify for this month’s theme, Kate & Tab decide to go for Cronenberg’s tale of […]
Marilyn Chambers in 'Rabid', courtesy of Cinepix According to Variety, directors Jen & Sylvia Soska will be tackling a remake of David Cronenberg's 1977 horror thriller, Rabid. This redo is coming courtesy of rightsholders Somerville House Releasing and will be produced by John Vidette, Paul Lalonde, and Michael Walker. The project [...]
The character of Brian O'Blivion is based on Marshall McLuhan. David Cronenberg was a student of McLuhan's during college.
Canadian filmmakers Jen and Sylvia Soska, the "Twisted Twins" behind such films as AMERICAN MARY and SEE NO EVIL 2, will soon be updating the work of a Canadian legend, as the duo has signed on to direct a remake of David Cronenberg's...Show More Summary
David Cronenberg’s early entry into body horror, Rabid, is set to be remade with Jen and Sylvia Soska attached to direct, Variety reports. John Vidette’s Somerville House Releasing has entered into a joint venture with Paul Lalonde and Michael Walker to produce a feature film and original TV series based on the 1977 Canadian horror […]
“‘The vision of the world portrayed in his films has been described as tragic, shocking and hysterical,’ with ‘explosions of violence, sexuality, and despair’; his methods yielded from actresses including Romy Schneider, Isabelle Adjani and Sophie Marceau some of the best performances of their careers.”
David Cronenberg ensured that you'd never look at Jeff Goldblum—or a housefly—the same way again.
David Cronenberg’s sci-fi classic is turning 35.
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
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?
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?
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.
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?
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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
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