Sunday, December 28 2014
The world of cinema in 2014 is blessed with a host of performances by female actors at the top of their game. From zany sci-fi to lamentations on aging, the performances on these list will follow the viewer long after she leaves the theater.
Thursday, January 31 2013
From classics to contemporary television, the typical titles and the surprising outsider choices, the year in home video was just as divisive, and delightful, as the rest of our meaningful media.
Sunday, January 8 2012
With the continuing rise of Blu-ray, this year sees a lot of repeat entries. Just because they're here again, however, doesn't mean they're any less special.
Tuesday, November 22 2011
PopMatters has been counting down the days until David Cronenberg's newest film, A Dangerous Method hits theaters. Today it arrives in limited release and in the last piece of this cinematic puzzle, actor Michael Fassbender, talks to Christopher Sweetapple for the grand finalé.
Monday, November 21 2011
Lauded screenwriter Christopher Hampton speaks with David Lee Dallas III about adapting his own stage play.
Monday, August 4 2014
In film, "visionary" has become a marketing adjective, like "iconic". Here, on the matter of visionary directors, we separate the claret from the beaujolais, if you will.
Wednesday, October 29 2014
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.
Monday, July 21 2014
Three decades later, Scanners is still a head-popping good time.
Wednesday, May 8 2013
How do you picture the flumes of bodily excrescence that explode in Naked Lunch, its alien interrogators and masters of control hovering over bodies in pain and pleasure, the inward ecstasies and torment of bodies on a perpetual high?
Tuesday, January 15 2013
David Cronenberg proves, in this cerebral examination of the economic crisis being filtered through moments of pure horror and hilarity, why he is regarded as a modern day Hitchcock.
Friday, August 17 2012
As Cosmopolis presses on, it feels more of a piece with David Cronenberg's oeuvre, unnerving and darkly funny.
Wednesday, November 6 2013
The fanboys foam at the mouth over recent comments made by David Cronenberg regarding the (oddly) beloved Stanley Kubrick creepshow.
Tuesday, October 29 2013
In honor of Halloween, here are 13 fascinating fright mavens who've made scary movies that much more meaningful.
Tuesday, May 29 2012
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.
Wednesday, March 21 2012
David Cronenberg, one of Canada’s most widely renowned filmmakers and the patron saint of arthouse horror, has recently graduated to the critical upper-class.
Monday, October 10 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 20th
Friday, April 20 2012
LOS ANGELES — The Cannes Film Festival is set to feature one of the richest North American slates in years, as Lee Daniels, David Cronenberg, Jeff
Sunday, September 16 2007
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 couldn't