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Saturday Matinee: Videodrome

“Videodrome” (1983) is a Canadian science fiction/body horror film written and directed by David Cronenberg. Set in Toronto during the early 1980s, it follows Max Renn (James Woods) the CEO of a small UHF television station who stumbles upon a … Continue reading

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“An Enthusiastic Corporate Citizen”: David Cronenberg and the Dawn of Neoliberalism

(Editor’s note: In commemoration of director David Cronenberg’s 75th birthday we present this compelling and socially relevant analysis of his filmography.) By Michael Grasso Source: We Are the Mutants The cinematic corpus of David Cronenberg is probably best known for … Continue reading

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David Cronenberg’s Videodrome Was a Technology Prophecy

Editor’s note: Since today marks director David Cronenberg’s 73rd birthday, it’s a good time to appreciate one of his greatest and most notorious works. Though my favorite of his remains the distinctly PKD-like eXistenZ, a close runner up is the … Continue reading

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