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Crimes of the Future review – Cronenberg’s slightly creaky tribute​ ​to his own past

The body horror auteur returns to favourite themes, if not the peak of his powers, as Viggo Mortensen, Léa Seydoux and Kristen Stewart star in this playfully grisly tale of surgery as the new sexDavid Cronenberg’s latest feature shares a title with an experimental film he made in 1970. In the wake of the original […]

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10 Essential Body Horror Films You Might Not Have Heard Of

With the screening of David Cronenberg’s Crimes of the Future at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, it seems that body horror films have recently been making a prominent comeback. Hardcore cinephiles and avid movie-goers are most instantly appalled by the genre’s gruesome violations of the human body, yet equally fascinated with each film’s unique commentary […]

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‘Muru,’ ‘Fire of Love’ to Open New Zealand International Film Festival – Global Bulletin

FestivalsThe world Premiere of local filmmaker Tearepa Kahi’s action-drama “Muru” will open the Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin chapters of the New Zealand International Film Festival, while American filmmaker Sara Dosa’s Sundance-winning documentary “Fire of Love” will open all the other festival locations, which include Gore, Hamilton, Hawke’s Bay, Masterton, Matakana, Nelson, New Plymouth, Palmerston […]

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Love Lies Bleeding: Everything We Know So Far About The Kristen Stewart A24 Romance

Thanks to her roles in films like “Spencer” and “Crimes of the Future,” Kristen Stewart has quickly found herself as one of Hollywood’s buzziest and most in-demand stars. While other actors in her position might transition into big blockbuster roles such as a stint in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Stewart is going all-in on dramatic […]

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San Sebastian to honour David Cronenberg with Donostia Award

A screening of ’Crimes Of The Future’ will play at the festival’s award ceremony in tribute.David Cronenberg will receive the Donostia Award at the upcoming 70th edition of the San Sebastian International Film Festival.The award, the festival’s highest honour, will be presented at a ceremony on September 21 in the Victoria Eugenia Theatre, followed by […]

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Daily Podcast: Why Did We Underestimate Top Gun: Maverick At The Box Office?

On the June 6, 2022 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editorial director Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film news writer and box office expert Ryan Scott to talk about the latest film and tv news, including the weekend box office.Opening Banter:In The News:Ryan: Top Gun: Maverick Did The Unthinkable At The Box Office, Morbin’ Time […]

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‘Crimes of the Future’ Won’t Cut Into the Oscars, but It’s Time for David Cronenberg to Receive the Honorary Treatment

David Cronenberg’s “Crimes of the Future” opened for general audiences this weekend without exactly lighting up the box office, which no one expected it to do.The filmography of Cronenberg has been one that has brought unadulterated respect from cinephiles, while never having the populist appeal to breakout into huge commercial translations or awards attention. While […]

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‘Crimes Of The Future’: Viggo Mortensen Initially Wanted A Smaller Part, Léa Seydoux On Cronenberg’s World [Interview]

David Cronenberg’s new film “Crimes Of The Future” asks its audience to go on quite a journey to the dystopian future. The film’s most quotable line, “surgery is the new sex,” only scratches the surface. Amidst the detritus of Grecian ruins, the human body is not only generating strange new organs but removing and tattooing […]

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David Cronenberg Approaches Directing In The Most Cronenbergian Way Imaginable

Watching a David Cronenberg film can be a visceral experience. Though Cronenberg’s three previous collaborations with Viggo Mortensen, “A History of Violence,” “Eastern Promises,” and “A Dangerous Method,” have seen him working in a more mainstream mode, their latest, “Crimes of the Future,” has the 79-year-old director returning to his body horror roots, having lost none […]

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