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Shivers (1975)

The perfect movie to put on during your elementary-aged child’s next sleepover.

Here’s a poem

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Our bodies exposed
Each and every orifice
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Poetry

Cronenberg Collection (1975-83)

An excellent starting point for any cinephile keen on experiencing one of cinema’s most boundary pushing auteur; this Cronenberg Collection brings together three films which offer a fair representation of Cronenberg’s inimitable style. 469 more words

Film

(1983) The Dead Zone

The Dead Zone is a great supernatural horror-thriller with excellent acting and believable characters. The story surrounds Johnny Smith who’s awoken from a lengthy coma to find that he has the powers to see visions of the future. 128 more words

Psychological

(1975) Shivers

Already knowing how talented Cronenberg is makes reviewing his early films so difficult for some reason. I have a hard time telling if he’s going for a serious tone with these movies unlike watching Peter Jackson’s early films ( 253 more words

Body Horror

(1977) Rabid

Rabid is Cronenberg’s second major feature length film and while it’s not terrible, I wouldn’t say it’s a must watch. It’s the type of film that takes a very serious approach to a silly premise. 334 more words

Body Horror

Loose thoughts on social media theory, Syria, and digital naked lunches

I recently had the great chance of reading Geert Lovink’s latest book “Social Media Abyss” (just out for Polity Press) and his essay “On the social media ideology” which is part of an ongoing research. 882 more words

Wow it feels like only yesterday that I posted a Top 50 post let's pretend it was

Wow really sorry about that guys. I had finals. Anyway so let’s not waste time and just get it started as soon as possible. 1,347 more words