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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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3 things about David Cronenberg’s COSMOPOLIS

Cosmopolis [2012] 1. “Put a stick of gum in your mouth and try not to chew it.” 2. “Money has lost its narrative quality the way painting did once upon a time.” They continue their conversation without interruption even as … Continue reading

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3 things about Brandon Cronenberg’s ANTIVIRAL

Antiviral [2012] 1. Biological communion. 2. He rolls up his sleeve to display his collection of skin grafts. 3. An arm rail. Literally.

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3 things about David Cronenberg’s THE FLY

The Fly [1986] 1. A state of the art word processor. 2. “There is an elevator.” He picks her up. “Don’t you feel elevated?” 3. A package of mini cake donuts. 3 other things.

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