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[Blu-ray Review] ‘Videodrome’ Gets the Ultimate Arrow Treatment

Videodrome. Where does one even begin when trying to review a well known classic from David Cronenberg? Odds are if you frequent a website called Bloody Disgusting that you’re already quite familiar with Videodrome. I’d wager you likely love the movie too. You may not, there’s always a few Trace Thurmans out there, but in […]

Robert Pattinson to Read Zadie Smith’s Words for Claire Denis

Since the final Twilight film opened in 2012, Robert Pattinson has found consistent work in artier fare, taking roles in David Cronenberg's stoic adaptation of Don DeLillo's Cosmopolis (2012), The Rover (2014), Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars (2014), the upcoming Dennis Stock and James Dean biopic Life, and as T.E.... More »

Great Job, Internet!: The inevitable Rick And Morty/Back To The Future mashup has arrived, is schwifty

It was bound to happen. With all of its many references Rick And Morty owe a lot to various properties, from Doctor Who to David Cronenberg, Buck Rogers to countless ’80s sitcoms. But one of the major touchstones was always the relationship between Doc Brown and Marty McFly from Back To The Future. Show More Summary

Rep Cinema This Week: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Dead Ringers, Porch Stories

4 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

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

Jurassic World Gets a Sequel, David Cronenberg Gets Deep Dreamt: Links You Need to See

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

Deepdreamed Cronenberg Is the Cronenberg of Deepdreaming

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

‘The Brood’ And ‘Mulholland Dr.’ Getting Criterion Editions

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 […]

Random Horror Oddities From Around the Web

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 Gets ‘Closer to God’ This July

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 […]

Welcome to Videodrome

3 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

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.

Ready Player One: Why 'eXistenZ' Is a Gamer-Movie Masterpiece

Every few months, 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...

[Exclusive Preview] “The Fly Outbreak” #3

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

4 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

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

Mick Garris Interviews David Cronenberg, John Carpenter, & John Landis

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 […]

Great Job, Internet!: See the best clip of horror auteurs talking shop on 1980s public access TV ever made

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

[Exclusive Comic Preview] “The Fly: Outbreak” #2

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 […]

More Horrible Remake News -- Universal Plans 'Videodrome' Redo

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

Marilyn Chambers, R.I.P.

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

Cronenberg to Be Honored with France's Highest Award

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

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