David Cronenberg
Features // 12 Articles
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Reviews // 14 Articles
Blogs // 11 Articles
News // 2 Articles
Media // 2 Articles
//Features

"Come Again, Little Girl": 32 Films That Begin With Someone Leaving a Mental Institution (1904-2012)
17 Mar 2016 // 9:30 PM

These 32 films make the case for the recently-escaped-or-released-mental-patient narrative as its own subgenre, replete with a language of recurring themes, plot devices, and character archetypes.

The Best Female Film Performances of 2014
28 Dec 2014 // 9:06 PM

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.

//Columns

40 Nights at the Movies (in the Comfort of Your Home): The Franchise
26 Nov 2015 // 5:59 AM

Back by popular demand! Recommendations from "40 Nights at the Movies" will keep you, your dog and your elephant glued to the couch for months.

Films for Fans of Visionary Directors
4 Aug 2014 // 9:30 PM

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.

//Reviews

Cronenberg's 'The Brood' Taps Into Some Fundamental, Primal Terror
17 Nov 2015 // 2:30 AM

Setting the table for his work to come, David Cronenberg's psychotronic masterpiece, The Brood, has its very own Criterion Collection edition.

'Maps to the Stars' Brings Back Some Classic Cronenberg Horror
27 Feb 2015 // 3:00 AM

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.

//Blogs

12 Criterion Capsules: Good Cinematic Medicine
28 Oct 2015 // 9:37 AM

As Criterion continues to unleash its Blu-rays of eclectic film classics at a mad pace, we continue trying to keep up with so many riches.

The 10 Oddest Couples in Movie History
3 Feb 2015 // 5:30 AM

Love might mean never having to say you're sorry, but for the ten unusual couples here, it also means not being "normal", either.

//News

Cronenberg, Daniels give Cannes lineup a North American spin
20 Apr 2012 // 5:35 AM

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

Viggo Mortensen, director Cronenberg reunite for gangster movie
16 Sep 2007 // 11:12 PM

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

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Measuring Success: The Unsatisfying Notion of "Good Endings" and "Bad Endings"

// Moving Pixels

"Sometimes stories need to end badly in order to be really good.

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