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 […]
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
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.
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 »
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...
Film art inspires the multimedia works in ‘FADE IN: INT. ART GALLERY – DAY,’ the Swiss Institute’s latest exhibition.
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
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 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
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 […]
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 [...]
The character of Brian O'Blivion is based on Marshall McLuhan. David Cronenberg was a student of McLuhan's during college.
Canadian filmmakers Jen and Sylvia Soska, the "Twisted Twins" behind such films as AMERICAN MARY and SEE NO EVIL 2, will soon be updating the work of a Canadian legend, as the duo has signed on to direct a remake of David Cronenberg's...Show More Summary
David Cronenberg’s early entry into body horror, Rabid, is set to be remade with Jen and Sylvia Soska attached to direct, Variety reports. John Vidette’s Somerville House Releasing has entered into a joint venture with Paul Lalonde and Michael Walker to produce a feature film and original TV series based on the 1977 Canadian horror […]
“‘The vision of the world portrayed in his films has been described as tragic, shocking and hysterical,’ with ‘explosions of violence, sexuality, and despair’; his methods yielded from actresses including Romy Schneider, Isabelle Adjani and Sophie Marceau some of the best performances of their careers.”