By Alex Greenberger
Like David Cronenberg’s past efforts, “Maps to the Stars” is about humans who are slowly becoming more like animals. Characters have dispassionate threesomes, throw iPhones across patios, fritter away money at Neiman Marcus, and latch on to has-been celebrities like parasites. 751 more words
To understand the title (above), you have to see the film, MAPS TO THE STARS. Trouble is, I’m not sure it’s worth it.
David Cronenberg’s latest, written by Bruce Wagner, deals with a set of interlocking Hollywood lives, and contains thriller elements, but differs from THE PLAYER in the blackness of the humour (several shades darker) and I guess in the fact that the film isn’t really interested in movies at all. 787 more words
Directed by David Cronenberg
Written by Bruce Wagner
Starring Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson, John Cusack, Olivia Williams
As critics map the stars of Cronenberg’s latest, the facial and vocal contortions of Moore’s transformation into the uptalking over-sharer Havana will make her a focal point, but no one in… 143 more words