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DVD Review: Martyrs (2008)

Distributor: Studiocanal

BBFC Classification: 18

Director: Pascal Laugier

Starring: Morjana Alaoui, Mylène Jampanoï, Catherine Bégin, Robert Toupin, Patricia Tulasne

There is a tagline in the trailers for the original… 727 more words


Genre Riff New Wave Round 2: Evil Dead II

Sometimes it’s the simple things that pay off most readily, you know? A few non-actors. A cabin Woods. Two dozen buckets of cinematic fury and might. 1,015 more words


A Dive Into The Plasma Pool: Examining David Cronenberg's Films

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Abstract: In which I examine David Cronenberg’s filmography–at least all of his movies from the 80’s plus Naked Lunch and A History of Violence… 122 more words

The Brood (1979)


So I’m going to start out by saying that maybe there is something I just don’t get about Cronenberg, because I tend to find his films a bit dull. 567 more words


Shivers (1975)

This is where it all began, and I love every second of it. While David Cronenberg had produced a few student films, ranging from 30 minutes to just over an hour, 1975’s… 603 more words

The Invisible War

Nothing helps, and it’s only getting worse.

The dirt, the dirt and the germs, they’re everywhere. Hiding in every little nook and cranny of the house. 664 more words


MedHum Monday Presents: Body Horror and Medicine in Maplecroft

Welcome back to the Daily Dose–and a cross-over post about fiction and medicine. A few weeks ago, we invited Hanna Clutterbuck-Cook (Center for the History of Medicine of the Countway Library, Medical Heritage Library) to talk about Lizzie Borden’s trial (see… 717 more words

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