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Charleston Post CourierMy Charleston WeekendCharleston Post Courier(1954) and “The Monster Squad” (1987), the creepy-cool combo that is always Christopher Walken with “The Dead Zone” (1983) and pure terror and torture with James Woods and Debbie Harry in David Cronenberg's “Videodrome” (1983). Of course, there ...and more »
Posted on 4 October 2017 | 9:06 pm
Cine's annual “Schlocktoberfest” series
Online AthensCine's annual “Schlocktoberfest” series brings frights and soundsOnline AthensTHE DEAD ZONE (Oct. 12-14): For his first foray into adapting someone else's material, Canadian horror master David Cronenberg (“Scanners”) worked with “Halloween” producer Debra Hill to bring Stephen King's politically charged thriller to the big screen.
Posted on 4 October 2017 | 1:24 pm
Celebrate October right with classic horror
Charleston Post CourierCelebrate October right with classic horror flicks at Cinebarre all month longCharleston Post Courier(1954) and “The Monster Squad” (1987), the creepy-cool combo that is always Christopher Walken with “The Dead Zone” (1983) and pure terror and torture with James Woods and Debbie Harry in David Cronenberg's “Videodrome” (1983). Of course, there ...
Posted on 4 October 2017 | 9:14 am
October Horrors 2017 Day 4 – Dead Ringers
Flickering Myth (blog)October Horrors 2017 Day 4 – Dead Ringers (1988)Flickering Myth (blog)To do that we head to Canada to look at a film from the master of body horror David Cronenberg with his disturbing psychological horror masterpiece Dead Ringers, a film that tells the tale of brotherly love taken to its greatest and creepiest extreme ...
Posted on 4 October 2017 | 4:42 am
David Cronenberg's Scanners is heading to
Flickering Myth (blog)David Cronenberg's Scanners is heading to the small screen for a TV adaptationFlickering Myth (blog)According to Deadline, Michael Ellenberg's Media Res and Bron Studios have come out successful in a bidding war for the TV rights to David Cronenberg's classic sci-fi horror Scanners, and are currently developing a small screen adaptation of the movie.
Posted on 1 October 2017 | 1:01 pm
TIFF 2015: Midnight Madness still pushing
“More gore!” Toronto filmmaker David Cronenberg used to say on the sets of his earlier movies. Midnight Madness gleefully indulges in that same excess for a lineup of shockers with buckets of blood ‘n’ guts, along with extremes in action and fantas
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:44 am
Christchurch: Facing the future that's
It is a new building that works, inside and out. If this was fiction, you would have thought it far-fetched, like some mutant plot of a David Cronenberg film crossed with a media satire like Network. A disgruntled ex-TV reporter kills two former ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:37 am
Five who deserve a spot on our Wall of Fame
The former Miss Teen Niagara made a brief appearance in a David Cronenberg movie (A History of Violence), before directing her first movie in 2007, Rock, Paper, Scissors: The Way of the Tosser. Since then she has directed comedies (Dead Before Dawn ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:43 am
Art & Film on the Same Wavelength at
A former student of Art History, Cinema Studies and French Literature at the University of Toronto, Picard moonlighted as a costume designer, cutting her teeth on David Cronenberg’s “Crash” and “eXistenZ,” before becoming a film critic.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:37 am
Robert Pattinson to play extraterrestrial
The British star of the Twilight films and David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis was confirmed in the role by Paris-based production company Alcatraz Film. Smith, author of the award-winning, bestselling novel White Teeth, was recruited in June to write the ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:22 pm