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David Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars a satirical skewering of privilege

David Cronenberg would like to clear the air. Despite the apparently anti-Hollywood tone of his new film, Maps to the Stars, and the fact that he had never previously shot a single scene there, he bears no ill will toward the place. 1,010 more words

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Top 5: David Cronenberg

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It might seem rather trite to call David Cronenberg a “horror director”, though I think people’s reluctance to pigeonhole him as such says more about their lack of respect for horror as a genre than it does about Cronenberg’s ouevre. 771 more words

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NOT JUST SUPER HEROES - Crime Comics

Getting into reading and collecting comics can seem difficult to the newcomer and not everyone likes Superheroes.

Given the early connections between comic and pulp novels, the popularity of crime comic goes without saying.   553 more words

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The Drop (2014)

The Drop is a film borne along by performances rather than by story or visual gusto or sharp dialogue or anything else. The late James Gandolfini gives a very James Gandolfini-like turn as mobster-minded Cousin Marv, which is to say that he’s still an immensely enjoyable actor even in a typecast role. 422 more words

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