With David Fincher’s adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl opening Friday, the often fraught relationship between narrative cinema and written fiction is in the air, and has already produced an onslaught of comparison pieces between the book and the film. Show More Summary
The 52nd annual New York Film Festival kicked off last week with a handful of highly-anticipated movies in the lineup. So far, HuffPost Entertainment discussed David Fincher's "Gone Girl" and David Cronenberg's "Maps to the Stars," and now we're raving about "Whiplash," which opened Sundance earlier this year. Show More Summary
Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week: With both Gone Girl and Left Behind opening in theaters, we look back on other adaptations of books that went to No. 1 on The New York Times Best Seller list. Show More Summary
David Cronenberg’s Hollywood satire Maps to the Stars picked up a Best Actress award in Cannes for Julianne Moore’s go-for-broke performance as a fading movie star, but its awards-season prospects appeared dimmer Stateside when distributor Focus World announced plans to eschew an Oscar campaign this year in favor of an... More »
David Cronenberg turns horror to comedy in his latest feature Maps to the Stars, based on fiction by Bruce Wagner. Hollywood is known more for its superficiality than for depths of any kind, so exploring themes of damaged children, incest, and high narcissism set in L.A., you may come up with a movie as disturbing as Maps to the Stars. Show More Summary
Filmmaker David Cronenberg talked to All Things Considered about his debut novel Consumed. The Guardian reports that several Swedish scientists have a long-running bet on who can sneak the most Bob Dylan lyrics into academic papers. The Rumpus interviewed author...
David Cronenberg has had two distinct careers as a filmmaker. The first was as the foremost creator of “body horror,” a genre that examined psychological issues through the physical, the flesh becoming a place where neuroses and psychoses manifested themselves. Show More Summary
With films like The Fly, Videodrome and eXistenZ, David Cronenberg's name has become synonymous with body horror. But in his latest, Maps to the Stars, Cronenberg's brand of horror is one of metaphorical human damage. And surprisingly,...Show More Summary
by PSquared Well fall is here, and movie-lovers know what time it is -- when the heavy hitter slate of films start to roll out. Many of the most anticipated will be shown at the More exciting than all of these...
We've entered the three-week haze of New York Film Festival screenings. One of the first we caught this week was "Maps to the Stars," David Cronenberg's drama about a circle of interconnected Hollywood denizens who are maniacal about fame. Show More Summary
Alt Text: Maps to the Stars David Cronenberg's 'luridly enjoyable' film exposes the humour and horror Hollywood lives Hot Ticket Friday, September 26, 2014 - 7:41am What you need to know David Cronenberg's satirical drama Maps to the Stars opens in UK cinemas today. Show More Summary
At some point in the late 70s or early 80s, David Cronenberg entered my house (read: my brain) through a late-night, and probably surreptitious, cable screening of Scanners. Like the set-top black box with its two-inch dial that switched the...
So here’s a mean, nasty little piece of work — and I have a feeling director David Cronenberg would take that as the compliment it’s intended to be. Maps to the Stars is part vicious Hollywood satire, part portrait of horrifying dysfunction, and part (no kidding) Greek mythology. Show More Summary
Targets don’t come much softer than Hollywood. What stops David Cronenberg’s grotesque noir Maps to the Stars, written by LA insider Bruce Wagner,...
Horror filmmakers that transcend the balance between the bizarre and the horrific always excite me. Whether we are talking early David Cronenberg, Ken Russell or David Lynch, their repellant and oftentimes beautiful worlds created some serious nightmares for horror fans. Show More Summary
Coke Zero hired David Cronenberg and Tod Browning to take panorama photos of worshippers at a recent prolate-spheroid chasing ritual. The result was awesome.
The latest poster for "American: Horror Story: Freak Show" calls to mind something nightmarish in the mold of David Cronenberg: a human foot high heel! Really kind of gives you the willies, doesn't it? This is likely not an actual visual the new season of AHS will feature, although I guess when you're dealing with a freak show, you never can be sure. Show More Summary
When the world first saw Julianne Moore’s amazing off-the-rails performance in David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars — as an aging actress and raging bitch who gets the role of a lifetime playing her dead, more famous actress mother — at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, she seemed like a... More »
Julianne Moore, Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska play a troubled Hollywood family in the new trailer for David Cronenberg's 'Maps to the Stars'.
Featuring an outstanding cast and intriguing storyline, “Maps to the Stars” has just unveiled a brand new trailer to build the pre-release hype. The David Cronenberg flick stars Julianne Moore as a fading movie star who dreams of reprising...Show More Summary