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David Cronenberg

Videodrome (1983)

Writer-director David Cronenberg has this to say about censors: "Censors tend to do what only psychotics do: they confuse reality with illusion." That quote has been doing the rounds for some time, I'm not sure if those were his exact…

The Brood (1979)

I asked to review the new Blu-ray release of the horror/sci-fi outing The Brood because I have never seen the movie, and I thought it was high time I did. Why have I never seen it? On the one hand, because I’m not that much of a horror fan…

The Brood (1979)

I'm not one to try and pass off the opinions/intelligence of others as my own, so I must credit writer Kier-la Janisse (author of the superb "House Of Psychotic Women") for her presence at Dead By Dawn this year and, specifically, for her…

Cosmopolis (2012)

Crossing Manhattan in a limo while the world crashes down Cool, conceptual, elegant, David Cronenberg's Cosmopolis is such an accurate adaptation of Don DeLillo's novel (the director wrote it all himself, rarely deviating from the scenes…

A Dangerous Method (2011)

Based on real events, A Dangerous Method explores the beginnings of psychoanalysis in Zurich and Vienna before the First World War by focussing on the tempestuous relationship between Carl Jung (Michael Fassbender) and Sigmund Freud (Viggo…