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eXistenZ (1999)

David Cronenberg continues his unconventional prescience with eXistenZ, a curious but spirited vision of science fiction couched in the world of video games. The 1999 movie is based on a screenplay by the director and features many of the usual collaborators, including cinematographer Peter Suschitzky and composer Howard Shore. 531 more words


Naked Lunch (1991)

David Cronenberg’s interpretation of William S. Burroughs’ Naked Lunch is the kind of transgressive and absurd thing it has to be. The 1991 film is kind of an adaptation of the 1959 book of the same name, with a screenplay by Cronenberg and Bill Strait. 512 more words


Book Here: Screening of ALIEN on May 8 at Exeter Picturehouse

OurScreen are a clever platform who love to champion #PeoplePoweredCinema but what does that mean you ask? Well, it means you can try to set up your own screening of a film you love, or want to see and at your local cinema. 284 more words


The Aviator

Released 2004 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Real events Writer/s Script John Logan Director Martin Scorsese Starring 183 more words

Time Bandits

Star Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

I think I’d be hard pressed to find someone who hasn’t seen a Terry Gilliam film. Monty Python and the Holy Grail might be perhaps his most well known film, with 12 Monkeys, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, and The Brothers Grimm being three more of his most well known films. 905 more words


Reading aloud - pain and pleasure

Reading our own work aloud to ourselves is one of the pieces of advice handed out by creative writing tutors. At the proof-reading stage it’s an efficient way of picking up errors because it slows us down and reveals the camouflaged nasties that get missed by the skimming eye. 277 more words