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At Cannes, the Most Important Movies Are the Hardest Ones to Watch — Analysis

The mass-market movie industry must continually justify its existence by finding new ways to entertain. The Cannes Film Festival also makes a case for the medium, however contrarian: The most important movies are the hardest ones to watch.This year, body horror landed as a double bill in the festival’s second week. In competition was David […]

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Viggo Mortensen Dispels “Bullsh*t” Myth That Cronenberg’s Cannes Jury “Deprived” Pedro Almodóvar Of 1999 Palme d’Or Win

It’s a Cannes Film Festival legend. Supposedly, at the 1999 festival, when David Cronenberg headed the competition jury, he swayed his jury cohorts to award the Palme d’Or to the Dardennes’ “Rosetta” over Pedro Almodóvar‘s festival favorite, “All About My Mother.” Now, at this year’s festival, “Crimes Of The Future” star Viggo Mortensen put the […]

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‘Decision To Leave’ lands top of Screen Cannes jury grid; ‘Crimes Of The Future’ in fourth

Park Chan-wook takes a 3.2 and David Cronenberg a 2.5 on the jury grid.Park Chan-wook’s Decision To Leave takes the top spot on Screen’s Cannes jury grid whilst David Cronenberg’s Crimes Of The Future lands in the middle of the pack.The Korean and Chinese language drama , took an average score of 3.2 (with one […]

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David Cronenberg Forced ‘Jason X’ Producers to Cast Him, Rewrote All of His Scenes

As the world prepares for David Cronenberg’s return to horror with the upcoming Cannes premiere of “Crimes of the Future,” certain fans are taking the opportunity to look back at the filmmaker’s most iconic horror projects. While films like “The Fly” and “The Dead Zone” remain beloved, it’s easy to forget that Cronenberg also starred […]

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Tom Cruise Awarded Surprise Palme d’Or At The Cannes Film Festival

Cannes feels the need — the need to show heaping amounts of love and appreciation for actor Tom Cruise, that is.The fancy Cannes Film Festival has officially commenced in the quaint European city, where professional film fans from all over have flocked to check out some of the year’s most exciting upcoming features. In addition […]

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David Cronenberg Says Netflix Passed on ‘Crimes,’ Other Projects: Streamer Is ‘Very Conservative’

David Cronenberg makes his long-awaited return to filmmaking with “Crimes of the Future,” one of the most anticipated films premiering at the Cannes Film Festival. But if the “Videodrome” director got his way, his return would have come a lot sooner.In a new interview with Variety, Cronenberg opined about the long process of financing the […]

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‘Mothers’ Instinct’: Neon Nabs Anne Hathaway & Jessica Chastain 1960s-Set Psychological Thriller

Neon is one of the great modern film distribution companies. They brought Bong Joon-ho‘s stellar Best Picture winner “Parasite” to domestic theaters, Kristen Stewart‘s acclaimed Princess Diana drama “Spencer,” and will be releasing David Cronenberg‘s body horror film “Crimes of The Future” in early June, and Brandan Cronenberg‘s (“Possessor“) upcoming sci-fi thriller “Infinity Pool“ starring […]

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Neon Brings David Cronenberg’s Stomach-Churning ‘Crimes of the Future’ and Electric David Bowie Film ‘Moonage Daydream’ to CinemaCon

David Cronenberg dared CinemaCon attendees to sleep well tonight.The director, an architect of the body horror genre with “A History of Violence,” “Dead Ringers” and “The Fly,” made his first-ever trip to Las Vegas to showcase his next grisly film “Crimes of the Future,” testing the stomachs of movie theater owners across the nation.“It seems […]

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‘Crimes of the Future’ International Trailer Reveals More Footage of David Cronenberg’s Return to Body Horror

There are not many sentences that will excite film lovers more than “David Cronenberg made a new movie,” but “David Cronenberg made a new body horror movie” is certainly one of them. The legendary director is set to return to Cannes this spring with “Crimes of the Future,” his first feature film since 2014’s “Maps […]

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