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ANIMAL will be bringing you continuing coverage from The New York Film Festival which runs Sep 26 – Oct 12 at Film Society of Lincoln Center. Maps To The Stars plays Saturday, September 27th at 9:00pm and Sunday, September 28th on 3:00pm. Beyond its trappings as a grim Hollywood satire, David Cronenberg’s latest is about bad therapy. It begins with campy caricatures […]

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The EYE Film Institute in Amsterdam is currently hosting an exhibition dedicated to director David Cronenberg. For the exhibition, EYE commissioned a short film called The Nest, in which Cronenberg voices an underground surgeon (or psychiatrist) who is interviewing a woman about the possibility of amputating her left breast. The nine minute film certainly packs in […]

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Here’s the fucked up trailer to David Cronenberg’s new film Maps To The Stars about a fucked up Hollywood family. This one looks like the non-sci-fi kind of Cronenberg, in case you’re wondering, but there is possibly some sort of sci-fi mind-fuckery going on, or maybe someone with influence over the film’s narrative is batshit crazy. It’s not clear. […]

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The Fly pod, eXistenZ bio-ports and Naked Launch junk creatures, holy shit! Tomorrow, at the the Toronto Film Festival’s Lightbox, more than forty years of director David Cronenberg’s artifacts go on display. David Cronenberg: Evolution, parallels David Cronenberg’s evolution as a filmmaker with his longstanding fascination with the possibilities and perils of human evolution itself… Divided into three major […]

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“We were shooting scenes of anti-capitalist riots in the streets of New York, and then reading about anti-capitalist riots in the streets of New York, and the Occupy Wall Street movement,” David Cronenberg says, bragging about accidentally catching the zeitgeist. “To our surprise, and it was a complete coincidence, we felt we were suddenly shooting […]

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The teaser to David Cronenberg’s adaptation of Don DeLillo’s Cosmopolis got me all giddy, pumped with that good old disgusting Videodrome and The Brood feel, so here’s the newest trailer. It’s “The First Film About Our New Millenium.” There’s a good tinge of the futuristic, but lower your expectations of the classic Cronenberg gore. It is, however, laden with New York now signifiers — […]

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If you’ve missed the old Cronenberg, before he got normal, back in the days of Videodrome and The Brood, whine no more. Here’s a psychotic teaser for the Don DeLillo’s Cosmopolis adaptation. By some strange alchemy, Cronenberg took wizard kid and vampire boy and mutant guns, a girl who’ll shoot you in the chest if you’re into that stuff and giant rats smashing New […]

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