Tag Archives: David Cronenberg

RABID and DEAD RINGERS Coming to Blu-ray

Scream Factory has recently announced that two Cronenberg classics are set to make their Blu-ray debut: Rabid and Dead Ringers. Rabid (1977) stars pornstar Marilyn Chambers as Rose who develops an insatiable blood-lust after undergoing a radical new surgery. With each victim the strange infection spreads, resulting in mass chaos. …

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Cronenberg’s The Fly as a Metaphor for Puberty

My status as a die-hard horror fan was cemented in the summer of 1986 when I was 12-years-old. Sure, I’d seen horror movies before, but my love for the genre exploded after I saw The Fly (and Aliens, also in 1986, but that’s another story). I’m amazed and somewhat overwhelmed …

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Top 10 Creepy Twins in Horror

No, you’re not seeing double…  there are twins on your TV screen. Creepy twins can make you feel pretty uncomfortable – two people with the exact same features and mannerisms, physically and mentally closer than two people have any right to be, who share secrets and speak their own language. And, no matter how …

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Top 10 David Cronenberg Films

It’s impossible to discuss independent filmmaking without bringing up David Cronenberg. The Canadian director – who turned 73 this year on March 15th – has been showcasing his bizarre outlook onto celluloid for half a century now, starting with the short film Transfer in 1966. As one of the world’s most fascinating …

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