The 4th and Final Cronenberg piece by Matt Rogerson. Find out another new perspective to look at Cronenberg.
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While the name Cronenberg usually brings to mind Body Horror and Canuxploitation, the director has had three very definite periods in his career, and his output varied quite substantially from one to the next. While his early period (1969 – 1983) was primarily concerned with self-penned, low-budget, visceral horror and science fiction nightmares (with the exception of 1979’s Fast Company), the Canadian would soon move into a very different arena for the second phase of his directorial career.
Along with themes of bodily transformation and sexuality, biological infection is perhaps the most recurring motif in Cronenberg’s cinema. From the director’s early features, Shivers (1975, original title Orgy of the
When talk turns to the career of David Cronenberg, it turns almost immediately to body horror. The Canadian director, whose career has been so long and varied that it has involved a number of original scripts and several literary adaptations..
Every Thursday in June (and the first Thurs of July) , Matt Rogerson will be taking an in-depth look at the long, body-horror-soaked career of Canadian Auteur and Cult Provocateur, the man the Village Voice called him "the most audacious and challenging narrative director in the English-speaking world": David Cronenberg.
Stanley Lieber or better known to his fans around the world as Stan Lee, the man who brought us the likes of the X-Men, The Invincible Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor the God of Thunder, Fantastic Four, Black Panther and of course Spider-Man. This is our tribute.
Welcome back to another edition of Horror History and today we are going to be taking a look at the latter half of the first decade of the 1900’s to see what filmmakers at the time had to offer the genre that we all know (and love) today as horror.
Welcome back to another rousing edition of Horror History and this week we are covering part one of the first decade in the 1900’s.
If you’re anything like me, you’re curious about the long history in which horror has come from and have dabbled through older films and literature but still aren’t able to get the full picture from it. This exact thought has led me to the decision of going right back to the advent of horror films and moving my way towards the future of the industry.
GRIMMFEST’s 10th anniversary edition horror movie festival ran from 4-7th October 2018 at its new home, the ODEON Manchester Great Northern, UK. Mark Doubt attended and offers up his personal highlights from the genre festival’s offerings.
As news breaks of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’s potential return to television and movie screens in new chapters of the franchise, Mark Doubt gives us his retrospective of the cultural subtext of the original alongside three other seminal 1970s genre movies.
There is perhaps no woman killer more crazed, more brutal and more visceral than Alucarda (Tina Romero) in Juan Lopez Moctezuma’s 1978 erotic horror, Alucarda. For WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH!