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David Cronenberg on Predicting the Future and What a Dog’s Reality Is Like

In the latest episode of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy, director David Cronenberg discusses his first novel Consumed. The post David Cronenberg on Predicting the Future and What a Dog’s Reality Is Like appeared first on WIRED.

Run, jump, and squash bugs in Flyhunter Origins

Nobody likes flies. I mean, David Cronenberg's movie The Fly, sure. But real flies, we instinctively want to swat them. When you hit one, it's just so satisfying. Why not make a game about hunting those pesky flies then? Flyhunter Origins...Show More Summary

Run, jump, and squash bugs in Flyhunter Origins

Nobody likes flies. I mean, David Cronenberg's movie The Fly, sure. But real flies, we instinctively want to swat them. When you hit one, it's just so satisfying. Why not make a game about hunting those pesky flies then? Flyhunter Origins...Show More Summary

Gaming As Sex: EXISTENZ’s Original, Virtual Sin

last weekOdd : Badass Digest

Jude Law loses his virginity to the world's greatest game designer in David Cronenberg’s underappreciated 1999 film.

David Cronenberg, Consumed

Naomi sat on the floor, her back against the foot of the bed. "Are you taking your clothes off?" she asked. "Yes," said Hervé. "You want me to shoot pictures of you naked?" "Yes." "I'm not going to have sex with you. Really. I'm not."...Show More Summary

A Sad, Digusting Pet Machine That You Can't Tear Your Eyes From

What to watch this weekend: Flesh Computer, a horror sci-fi short that would give David Cronenberg the creeps. In a dilapidated apartment complex, a handyman tinkers with a grotesque project. It's a sort of a pet--globs of thick-skinned...Show More Summary

Inventory: SPLAT!: 15 ways to blow up a human head

1. Concentrate really hard The titular psychic outcasts of David Cronenberg’s Scanners can perform a variety of cool parlor tricks with their advanced brains, including reading minds, starting fires, and hacking hilariously outdated-looking computers. Show More Summary

Here's The Avengers 2 Trailer, Recut as a Super Ominous Ad for Pinocchio

Late at night, when Wes Craven and David Cronenberg sit around trying to scare each other at the Horror Movie Directors' Spooky Mansion of Fear (look it up, it's a thing), I'm pretty sure the most frightening movie either of them can think of is Disney's disturbing 1940 classic, Pinocchio. Show More Summary

PARASYTE - THE MAXIM #2 -- Watch & Learn

Murphix talked this up so much, I really had to check it out for myself - - pulling a two-fer on the first couple episodes - - and holy shit, did it not disappoint. The show evokes the body horrors of David Cronenberg, Clive Barker and...Show More Summary

Canberra International Film Festival Opening Night – David Cronenberg’s “Maps to the Stars”

last monthAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

“What better celebration of independent world cinema than to tear Hollywood to shreds?”  Canberra International Film Festival director Lex Lindsay is introducing the opening night movie, David Cronenberg’s “Maps to the Stars.”  It’s a bold choice: Cronenberg is known for the haunting and grotesque images of movies such as Scanners and Videodrome and Maps to [...]

Bookshots: 'Consumed' by David Cronenberg

last monthArts / Writing : LitReactor

The long awaited literary debut from our favorite body horror auteur. Review by Joshua Chaplinsky Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Consumed Who Wrote It? You can't spell engrossing without gross. And 'Consumed' is delightfully so... Show More Summary

Watch This: A tale of talent crushed by Hollywood from a talent crushed by Hollywood

Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week: Birdman, as well as David Cronenberg’s upcoming Maps To The Stars, has us thinking back on other showbiz satires. The Woman Chaser...Show More Summary

Watch This: Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, and Martin Short learn the meaning of “infamous”

Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week: Birdman, as well as David Cronenberg’s upcoming Maps To The Stars, has us thinking back on other showbiz satires. Three Amigos!...Show More Summary

Frustrated Novelists Hate Screenplays

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

Filmmaker David Cronenberg on the origins of her first novel ‘Consumed,’ his distaste for the screenplay, and why he’s looking forward to somebody destroying his book in the future.

Consumed By Cronenberg

At the age of 71, David Cronenberg has stepped away from filmmaking to pen his first novel, Consumed. Karina Longworth offers an overview of the story: Consumed begins as the story of a journalist couple, Nathan and Naomi, who travel the world separately with their laptops and high-tech portable camera packages looking for stories. They […]

Exclusive 1:1 Interview: Sarah Gadon talks Dracula Untold!

Actress Sarah Gadon is, as she says in the below interview, predisposed to certain kinds of horror. Having worked with David Cronenberg several times (A DANGEROUS METHOD, COSMOPOLIS, MAPS TO THE STARS), as well as appeared in such notable oddities as THE MOTH DIARIES, ANTIVIRAL and ENEMY, the Canadian has seen her fair share of bizarre things. Show More Summary

Masque of The Red Death to be horror sci-fi musical

2 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

A science-fiction musical of Edgar Allan Poe's 1842 Masque of the Red Death featuring a same-sex lead couple, e-bongs and enough red goo to make David Cronenberg squirm? Read the rest

David Cronenberg on Writing His First Novel and How All of His Films Are Comedies

It should surprise no one that David Cronenberg has written a novel. He's been adapting literature — both "difficult" classics and high pulp — for decades now. What should be surprising, however, is how long it's taken to write that novel. As Cronenberg explained to us, he's been hoping to... More »

Flavorwire Interview: David Cronenberg on Body Horror, Dick Pics, and His First Novel, ‘Consumed’

Insect-ravaged breasts; underground surgery; philosophical musings about “cancer beauty,” consumerism, and Crisco; intercontinental sex games; geopolitics and global conspiracy; cannibalism and techno-fetishism; Sartre and Beckett; North Korea and the Cannes Film Festival: David Cronenberg’s provocative debut novel … Read More

David Cronenberg Brings His Debut Novel to Brooklyn

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

The advance reviews for David Cronenberg‘s debut novel Consumed are impressive. And befitting the pedigree of the author, they come from such folks as Stephen King, J.J. Abrams and Viggo Mortensen. Cronenberg will be in town tomorrow night for a free book signing and reading at St. Show More Summary

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