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Cannes 2017: "Jeanette, the Childhood of Joan of Arc," "The Summit"

If you talk about the history of the Cannes awards, one of the most controversial years is still 1999, when a jury headed by David Cronenberg gave the Palme d'Or to the "Rosetta." The movie had screened at the tail end of the festival and had gone unseen by many journalists (including this site's beloved founder, Roger Ebert). Show More Summary

Sam Raimi Almost Directed ‘The Fly 2’?!

Well this sure would’ve been different. Just three years after David Cronenberg unleashed The Fly, one of the all-time best horror movie remakes, the practical effects-heavy film spawned a sequel in the form of 1989’s The Fly 2. The directorial debut of effects artist Chris Walas, the sequel centered on the son of Seth Brundle, and […]

Brandon Cronenberg Directing Space Horror Movie ‘Dragon’

Yes, he’s David Cronenberg’s son. And he’s a damn good filmmaker in his own right. Variety reports tonight that Brandon Cronenberg will follow-up his excellent debut feature Antiviral (above) with Dragon, an epic sci-fi thriller that the Canadian filmmaker describes as being “like an adaptation of an imagined Philip K. Dick novel.” He adds that the film will […]

‘Good Time’ Trailer: Robert Pattinson Goes on a Twisted Odyssey

Over the last five years, Robert Pattinson has been doing some great projects. From his work with filmmakers like David CronenbergDavid Michôd (The Rover), and Anton Corbijn (Life) to his most his recent film, The Lost City City of Z, Pattinson has been delivering quality performances in some high-quality movies. Show More Summary

Watch a Dude Perform Foreplay on the ‘Sequence Break’ Arcade Game in This Sales Trailer

Graham Skipper‘s retro-themed sci-fi horror film Sequence Break, which harkens to classics like David Cronenberg’s Videodrome and Ken Russell’s Altered States, is heading to Cannes with Jinga Films acting as the sales agent. Bloody’s Pat Torfe reviewed the film, “explaining that it sports strong acting and trippy visuals.” In the film, “A reclusive video arcade […]

Centre d'art contemporain Brétigny opens exhibition of works by visual artist Liz Magic Laser

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

One of the movie scenes that has impressed me the most over the last years features Julianne Moore, alias Havana Seegrand, struggling with her coach, Stafford Weiss, played by John Cusack, in David Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars, which was adapted from the cult book by Bruce Wagner. Show More Summary

C&L's Saturday Night Chiller Theater: Scanners (1981)

Something about the events of this week drew me to David Cronenberg classic "Head 'Sploding" flick from 1981. "Scanners" are the children of women who took an experimental drug during their pregnancies and grew up with scary powers. Mostly they remain outcasts until Michael Ironside decides to turn them into an army. Enjoy!

‘Burning Shadow’ Channels Cronenberg, Heads to the LA Underworld

Bleiberg Entertainment is heading to the Cannes market with Alex Nahon’s Burning Shadow, a new film described as in the vein of films by David Lynch and David Cronenberg. After discovering a homeless man who is his exact look-alike, a former soldier is drawn into the dangerous LA underworld. Now in pre-production, Burning Shadow stars […]

The Unloved, Part 41: "Crash"

The latest edition of Scout Tafoya’s “The Unloved” video essay series focuses on David Cronenberg’s 1996 film “Crash,” as based on the novel by J.G. Ballard. Controversial since its Cannes premiere, the James Spader and Holly HunterShow More Summary

Hot Canadian Actors to Celebrate on Canadian Film Day

last monthFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

It's Canadian Film Day and while we appreciate the incredible work of some of Canada's finest directors - looking at you David Cronenberg, Denis Villeneuve, Xavier Dolan, and James Cameron (yes, I was surprised too) - let's cut to the...

The Video Word Made Flesh: ‘Videodrome’ and Marshall McLuhan

Videodrome, David Cronenberg’s classic 1983 film, is perfect viewing for 2017 -- the year a man baptized by television becomes president. The post The Video Word Made Flesh: ‘Videodrome’ and Marshall McLuhan appeared first on The Millions.

Great Job, Internet!: These hyper-realistic Ren and Stimpy masks are hyper-disgusting

A few years ago, a cartoonist imagined what a modern-day Hollywood reboot of popular Nickelodeon characters might look like. Now, we’re getting one more indebted to the likes of Lloyd Kaufman and David Cronenberg. Adam Savage’s Tested...Show More Summary

Be Sceptical, Be Very Sceptical: Remaking ‘The Fly Can’ Be Done Well, Says Director

2 months agoHumor / odd : Nerd Bastards

Following the announcement of a remake of David Cronenberg’s gut-wrenching body-horror ick-fest The Fly, horror fans weren’t exactly abuzz with anticipation. Remakes are generally greeted with all the enthusiasm of a fart in an elevator these days, and after the remake of other squelchy 80’s horror mainstay The Thing was as bland as an oatmeal […]

The Soska Sisters remake of David Cronenberg's Rabid will be body horror

We were just hit with an update on the remake of David Cronenberg's THE FLY earlier this morning and -- Wait, is it a remake of Cronenberg's THE FLY? I mean, Cronenberg's version was itself a remake... My head hurts. Anyways,...Show More Summary

‘The Fly’ Remake: J.D. Dillard Wants To Bring Some Real Emotion To The Blockbuster Re-Do

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Last month it was revealed that Sleight director J.D. Dillard was in talks to direct and co-write a remake of  David Cronenberg‘s classic horror remake The Fly. J.D. is reteaming with his Sleight writing partner Alex Theurer to develop the new remake for 201th Century Fox. Show More Summary

‘Sequence Break’: Haunted Arcade Game Delivers a Retro-Horror Vibe (Exclusive)

Premiering tomorrow April 6th, 2007, as the opening night film of the Chattanooga Film Festival is Graham Skipper‘s retro-themed sci-fi horror film Sequence Break, which harkens to classics like David Cronenberg’s Videodrome and Ken Russell’s Altered States. Show More Summary

Long Live Dusty Whistles’s New Flesh (with no apologies to David Cronenberg)

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Berlin-based, NYC-born artist Dusty Whistles practices a purpose-driven drag that blends futuristic post-gender, post-human iterations with front line political messaging. In Berlin, where mainstream drag can be boiled down to two show...Show More Summary

Happy Birthday David Cronenberg!

Happy Birthday, David Cronenberg! It was just earlier today we shared the news there is set to (another) remake of THE FLY. Now, while that flick is not planned to be remake of David Cronenberg's THE FLY, per say, I think we canShow More Summary

The Fly Remake in the Works, J.D. Dillard Tapped to Direct

Sleight director J.D. Dillard is in negotiations to direct a remake of David Cronenberg's 1986 body horror film The Fly. The post The Fly Remake in the Works, J.D. Dillard Tapped to Direct appeared first on CBR.

Newswire: Fox snares a director for its remake of The Fly

It’s been a while since a body horror movie ruined our appetites, so it seems as good a time as any for Fox to remake The Fly. According to Deadline, the studio is abuzz with development plans for remaking David Cronenberg’s 1986 film, which was itself a reworking of Kurt Neumann’s 1958 cinematic adaptation of George Langelaan’s short story. Show More Summary

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