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The Master Cleanse (Fantasia Review)

PLOT: A directionless young man enlists in a self-help program that allows him to expel all of his negativity - literally - in the form of a small creature. REVIEW: If you thought David Cronenberg's THE BROOD could have been a little...Show More Summary

Viggo Mortenson goes 'extreme' in 'Captain Fantastic' (and clears up that Peter Jackson CGI thing)

Since breaking through to stardom as Aragorn in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, Viggo Mortensen has largely spurned the blockbuster route in favor of more idiosyncratic fare like David Cronenberg’s “A History of Violence” and “Eastern Promises.” It’s fitting, then, that in his latest movie, “Captain...

‘The Mind’s Eye’ New Trailer is Gorgeous Madness

Joe Begos’ The Mind’s Eye has been making strong waves throughout the festival circuit with its strong comparisons to the early works of David Cronenberg, a compliment of the highest magnitude! And while we’ve seen bits and pieces of the body horror film, a new trailer has been released that showcases the Argento-esque beauty alongside […]

Cool Stuff: Mondo Will Release Howard Shore’s ‘Crash,’ ‘Dead Ringers,’ and ‘Naked Lunch’ Scores on Vinyl

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

For the first time, Howard Shore‘s scores for three of David Cronenberg‘s finest pictures — Crash, Dead Ringers, and Naked Lunch — will be released on vinyl, courtesy of Mondotees. As expected, they’re giving these soundtracks the grand treatment, with three gorgeous custom made covers that evoke the unnerving tone of Cronenberg’s trio of films. Show More Summary

Naked Lunch OST 2XLP

Mondo celebrates the 25th anniversary of David Cronenberg’s dark sci-fi drama by making its soundtrack available on vinyl for the very first time. The haunting jazz score was composed by Howard Shore, Ornette Coleman and the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Exploring the Vague Horror of Face Swap

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

PBS Idea Channel recently explored the vague horror of face swap and why humans can find things like digital glitches unsettling. Host Mike Rugnetta compares the phenomenon to the work of director David Cronenberg and the genre of body horror. Face Swapping isn’t new, but it sure is popular these days with things like the […]

Cool Horror Gear: Mondo puts out David Cronenberg triple threat on vinyl

David Cronenberg and composer Howard Shore have collaborated on over a dozen films, including SCANNERS and THE BROOD, which have received primo vinyl releases from retro soundtrack distributor Mondo. But with that kind of well of content, there's no way they would rest there. Show More Summary

Mondo to Release Three Howard Shore/David Cronenberg Film Scores to Vinyl

Mondo has just announced that they will be releasing Howard Shore‘s scores to three David Cronenberg films on vinyl: Naked Lunch, Dead Ringers, and Crash. This will mark the first time that these scores have ever been released on this format. Naked Lunch, which features original artwork from Rich Kelly, will be up for sale […]

When Play-Doh is Photoshopped Onto Faces, Nightmares Ensue

Artist José Cardoso had a vision and decided to act on it. Inspired by David Cronenberg and Aphex Twin, the photographer/artist wanted to create something absolutely nightmarish from a childhood toy and was able to accomplish this by using Play-Doh, creating deformed shapes, and then photoshopping them onto the faces of people. Cardoso explains: This […]

Domestic Horror: Claustrophobic Films Set Inside Apartments

Next Friday at Anthology Film Archives, David Cronenberg’s Shivers is playing — a spiritual companion to J.G. Ballard’s novel High-Rise, which director Ben Wheatley adapted for the big screen. The film will see a limited release next Friday as well. With Ballard’s maniacal microcosm on the brain, we look back at other movies set inside […]

We’re All Sinners in the Hands of an Angry David Cronenberg, Who’s Playing God in an Indie Short Film

Bow before your maker (David Cronenberg), for he (David Cronenberg) is the alpha and omega, at least in this one indie short film. Cronenberg, the mind behind The Fly and (in this one case) all of human creation, has joined the cast of Geordie Sabbagh's sci-fi short film, Tomorrow's Shadows. He'll star ... More »

Filmmaking God David Cronenberg Will Play Actual God in a Science Fiction Short

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Well, this is some nifty casting. David Cronenberg—supreme lord of body horror; crafter of nightmares; director of films like Scanners, Videodrome, The Fly, Naked Lunch, Crash (the more disturbing and superior one), and A History of Violence—will play God in a new independent science fiction short. Read more...

Tim Burton, David Cronenberg, and More Inspire an Art Exhibition

Film art inspires the multimedia works in ‘FADE IN: INT. ART GALLERY – DAY,’ the Swiss Institute’s latest exhibition.

Rep Cinema This Week: The Fly, The Witch, and Youth

4 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

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

‘American Psycho’ Trivia: Bret Easton Ellis Once Wrote a Script for David Cronenberg

4 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

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...

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


5 months agoGenres / Horror : Fangoria

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 […]

Cronenberg's 'Rabid' Is Getting The Soska Treatment

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 [...]

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