Articles tagged david cronenberg

‘Maps to the Stars’ Brings Back Some Classic Cronenberg Horror

While not in the vein of Cronenberg's classic body horror thrillers, the bleak showbiz satire Maps to the Stars could well be a horror film after all.

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Long Live the Old Flesh: David Cronenberg’s ‘Consumed’

Cronenberg's Consumed feels similar to that of fellow Canadian sci-fi writer William Gibson, in that the narrative is globe-hopping in nature and both writers share a fetish for technology.

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‘Scanners’ Still Has the Power to Blow Your Mind

Three decades later, Scanners is still a head-popping good time.

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Cannes 2012: Day 10 - ‘Cosmopolis’ + ‘11.25’ +‘The Taste of Money’

David Cronenberg directs and writes this adaptation of Don DeLillo’s Cosmopolis, Koji Wakamatsu's take on Yukio Mishima in 11.25, and the really weak The Taste of Money from Korea's Im Sang-soo.

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Cannes 2012: Day 4 - ‘Lawless’ + ‘Antiviral’ + ‘La noche de enfrente’

Cannes continues with John Hillcoat's Depression-era Lawless, first time director Brandon Cronenberg's Antiviral, and a special screening of legendary Chilean director Raoul Ruiz's La noche de enfrente.

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10 Oct 2011 // 8:05 AM

‘A Dangerous Method’ Trailer (David Cronenberg, 2011)

Adapted for the screen by Christopher Hampton from his own 2002 play The Talking Cure, David Cronenberg’s A Dangerous Method immerses the viewer in early 2

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Toronto International Film Festival 2011: ‘A Dangerous Method’

David Cronenberg's latest is a chilly study of the creative and competitive triangle between Sigmund Freud (Viggo Mortensen), Carl Jung (Michael Fassbender), and the lesser-known Sabina Spielrein (Keira Knightly) in the early years of the 20th century.

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100 Essential Directors - David Cronenberg

100 Essential Directors celebrates directors of distinct vision, who have honed their respective crafts, who have brought something new and exciting to the medium, and who continue to push the boundaries of the form.

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The 100 Essential Directors Part 2: Robert Bresson to David Cronenberg

Our second day of "100 Essential Directors" could loosely be described as one that defines "influential." Each of the auteurs sandwiched in between Robert Bresson and David Cronenberg has left a lasting mark on cinema, each employing a signature style that is unmistakable.

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Politicking with ‘Made in Dagenham’‘s Miranda Richardson

Miranda Richardson discusses this season's premiere feminism-themed film about the real-life strike at the UK Ford plant that challenged and changed British laws on equal pay. Just how far have we come since 1968 in the fight for gender equality in the workplace?

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21 Sep 2007 // 4:37 AM

‘Eastern Promises’ reteams Mortensen and Cronenberg

Scorsese and De Niro. Fellini and Mastroianni. John Ford and the Duke. And now ... David Cronenberg and Viggo Mortensen? After working on only two films

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Viggo Mortensen, director Cronenberg reunite for gangster movie

Viggo Mortensen was busted the other day for smoking at the Ritz-Carlton, one of the city’s fine hostelries. “It could be God, and he

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14 Sep 2007 // 3:00 AM

Eastern Promises

Eastern Promises crosses up and recombines stories of parents and children, even violence and history.

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The Fly (Collector’s Edition) / The Fly II (Special Edition) (1986/1989)

Timeless terror needs more than goop and glop. Only one Fly film even tried to get it right.

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A History of Violence (2005)

This slippage between myth and realism, or maybe expectation and consummation, is precisely the genius of A History of Violence.

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28 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Spider (2002)

It's creepy inside Spider's head.

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28 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

Spider (2002)

It's creepy inside Spider's head.

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25 Apr 2002 // 1:00 AM

Jason X (2002)

Jason X merely proceeds from one bloody splatter shot to the next.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Last Night (1999)

It's December 31, 1999 and the world is about to end in just six short hours. There is no explanation for this sudden demise. The film's opening shot looks down on Patrick (played by McKellar) as he lies sprawled on the floor gazing ceiling-ward.

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