Cosmopolis

There were those that worried David Cronenberg’s last film, A Dangerous Method, was if anything, not dangerous at all. The director, with his infamous reputation as the king of horror and the macabre, came out a four-year hiatus not with a bang, but more with a whimper. This move was particularly disappointing considering his strong displays the few previous years which included A History of Violence, and Eastern Promises. As if in penance... Read More

The Fly

David Cronenberg’s most recent forays into mainstream cinema have produced tremendous results. You’d be hard pressed to find someone who can argue thatEastern Promises and A History of Violence are bad films.  It’s when you go back to the nineties and eighties, Cronenberg’s stuff becomes a little more inaccessible, but it’s still just as brilliant. The Fly follows Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum), an intensely brilliant... Read More