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3 things about David Cronenberg’s THE BROOD

The Brood [1979] 1. Short, short robe. 2. Two kids playing on a tire swing which hangs above a muddy puddle. 3. “They sometimes do. Sometimes, but then they’re bad mommies, they’re fucked-up mommies.”

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3 things about David Cronenberg’s SCANNERS

Scanners [1981] 1. A neatly folded brown blanket on the bed. 2. Melting telephone. 3. An ad in LIFE. 3 other things.

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3 things about David Cronenberg’s RABID

Rabid [1977] 1. “I don’t want to be the Colonel Sanders of plastic surgery.” 2. A movie poster for Carrie in the background. 3. Machine-gunned Santa. Above all, what attracts me the most about this film is its wintry mid-70s … Continue reading

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3 things about Val Guest’s THE QUATERMASS XPERIMENT

The Quatermass Xperiment [1955] 1. The answers to the mystery hinge on expert film processing. 2. Cactus hand. Very Cronenberg. 3. It seems to look down at the policeman with its single eye.

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3 things about David Cronenberg’s eXistenZ

eXistenZ [1999] 1. Balmsticks for bioports. 2. “You have to play the game to find out why you’re playing the game.” 3. Cheek-shredding teeth bullets.

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3 things about David Cronenberg’s MAPS TO THE STARS

Maps to the Stars [2014] 1. Toe shoes. 2. “Everything is research on some level.” 3. They both slip beneath the surface of the water and disappear.

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3 things about David Cronenberg’s VIDEODROME

Videodrome [1983] 1. He twirls his cigarette in the ashtray. “Can we get away with it? Do we want to get away with it?” 2. Stretchy static. 3. Mic drop. 3 other things.

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