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Kafka and Cronenberg, two artists, one vision of monstrosity

Kafkaesque. The expression is on everyone’s lips. It brilliantly defines last century’s tragedies and disenchantments; it encompasses all our disillusions, our existential anguish, the erosion of social norms, the loveless eroticism and the individuals’ helplessness and impotence. 1,398 more words

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"The Battle for the Mind of North America will be Fought on the Television Screen": Analyzing David Cronenberg's Videodrome.

When talking about horror film in general, my second-favorite Canuck David Cronenberg is usually one of the directors brought up alongside the likes of Carpenter, Craven, and Hooper: A director whose vision and style impacted the future of their genre. 1,839 more words

3 things about David Cronenberg's SCANNERS

Scanners

1. A neatly folded brown blanket on the bed.
2. Melting telephone.
3. An ad in LIFE.

3 other things.

Interview: David Cronenberg

In this 2014 interview, the maverick Canadian director discusses his many roles acting in other peoples movies, making music and much more

Videodrome (1983)

“Television is reality, and reality is less than television.”

 In a compulsive effort to expand by Blu-Ray collection, I was intrigued by the Criterion release of Cronenberg’s  545 more words

Reviews

The Terror Test - EP 60 - ABCs of Death & The Brood

THE TERROR TEST podcast is a conversation between two horror fans who weigh the merits of films to decide whether to admit them  into the sacred horror canon.  388 more words

Podcast

Videodrome and Haptic Visuality

“The television screen is the retina of the mind’s eye. Therefore, the television screen is part of the physical structure of the brain. Therefore, whatever appears on the television screen emerges as raw experience for those who watch it. 1,867 more words