The best repertory and art-house screenings, special presentations, lectures, and limited engagements in Toronto. At rep cinemas this week: Steven Spielberg’s family classic, David Cronenberg’s tragic psycho-drama about twin gynaecologists, and Sarah Goodman’s Toronto-set comedy-drama. Show More Summary
Despite a lackluster plot and undercooked characters, Jurassic World really won our cenozoic world over: it is now the third top-grossing film of all time. …Read More
Screencaps via In 2013, the world was baffled, enthralled, disturbed, and mesmerized by David Cronenberg’s satirical pitch for "POD." POD, or, Personal On-Demand, is a fictional organ users could surgically insert to “merge body andShow More Summary
Two David’s are getting some serious accolade and love this October! David Cronenberg and David Lynch will each see one of their films get a Criterion Collection edition, giving these titles a great deal of respect. For David Cronenberg, we’ll be seeing the release of his 1979 film The Brood, which comes out October 13th […]
David Cronenberg fans with expendable cash wanted. Above you’ll see a one-of-a-kind iPhone charger that looks like an umbilical cord out of a Cronenberg film. The item is for sale on Esty, and will dent your nest egg in the amount of $5,000. According to the seller, the iPhone cable shaped as an umbilical cord […]
Uncork’d Entertainment and Breaking Glass Pictures will release Closer to God, a new sci-fi horror that’s equal parts David Cronenberg and Mary Shelley, in theatres and VOD July 3th. “Dr. Victor Reed is a brilliant geneticist who has just achieved a huge scientific breakthrough by successfully cloning the first human being, an adorable baby girl […]
Periodically Hyperallergic delves into the video archives of the internet to present a daylong series we've named after the 1983 classic Canadian sci-fi film by David Cronenberg, Videodrome. Today, we do it again.
Every few months, RollingStone.com shines a spotlight on a forgotten, neglected, overshadowed, underappreciated and/or critically maligned film that we love in a series we call "Be Kind, Rewind." Our latest movie: David Cronenberg's eXistenZ. As euphoric as it was going to the movies as a horror-loving teenager in the Eighties, you...
When David Cronenberg epitomized his body horror genre in a remake of The Fly, the world wasn’t ready. Now, IDW Publishing and Brandon Seifert have picked up the threads that began so long ago, and are showing off what happens during the inevitable outbreak of the disgusting fusions of fly and man. Menton3 provides some uncanny and haunting […]
Three books about transformation. What can they tell us about change? Column by Cath Murphy The filmmaker David Cronenberg, a man you could reasonably say is obsessed with transformation, begins an essay on the subject in the Paris Review...Show More Summary
We’re going to head into the past here, specifically the early 80’s, for an amazing interview with horror filmmakers John Landis (An American Werewolf In London), John Carpenter (The Thing, Halloween), and David Cronenberg (The Brood, Scanners), which was conducted by Mick Garris (Masters Of Horror, Critters 2). The full 25+ minute interview goes over […]
John Landis, John Carpenter, and David Cronenberg: Together, they represent a broad spectrum of horror cinema, and this clip of them talking shop on an early ’80s public access television show is unassailably great. (It shouldn’t surprise...Show More Summary
David Cronenberg’s The Fly is one of the most iconic horror movies of all time. It ushered in a new era of practical horror effects and cemented the directors legacy in body horror, but few people realize there was a sequel. The sequel certainly didn’t have the same legacy, or really any of the redeeming qualities […]
It doesn't get much more awful than this. A film that absolutely does not need a remake in any way shape or form is now set for one, with Universal Pictures readying a remake of David Cronenberg's classic "Videodrome," from a scriptShow More Summary
The trenchcoat crowd will always remember her for her role in "Behind the Green Door." But horror fans will remember her starring role as Rose in David Cronenberg's classic 1977 horror film "Rabid." Marilyn Chambers has passed away at...Show More Summary
Former horror filmmaker David Cronenberg is due to be honored with the Legion d'honneur, France's highest award, next month. As reported in Variety today: Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg has been selected to receive the Legion d'honneur,...Show More Summary
The ur-image of Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg’s work comes from his 1983 film Videodrome, when James Woods, faced with the breathy, cooing commands coming from a video image of Deborah Harry on a tube TV screen that has become a two-way street, allows his entire head to become engulfed by Harry’s analog lips. Show More Summary
Inspired by some of the great body horror films from legendary director David Cronenberg, STRANGE BLOOD marks Chad Michael Ward’s feature film debut and we now have its first official trailer. Watch it below and be on the lookout...Show More Summary
Howdy. Senior Writer Jason Heller here. The A.V. Club’s Science Friction film series—which is curated and hosted by yours truly and Denver Comic Con cofounder Frank Romero—continues tonight at 7 p.m. at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Denver with The Fly. Show More Summary
Passarella Death Squad have teamed up with storied men’s lifestyle magazine Penthouse to produce a limited number of prints, based on David Cronenberg’s Videodrome. The deeply unsettling film explores the darker corners of sexuality in… The post Passarella Death Squad x Penthouse appeared first on Highsnobiety.