‘Videodrome’: Way Ahead of its Time (review)

In the not-too-distant future, Max (James Woods) is the president of Channel 83, which specializes in showing sex and violence. His interest is piqued by a Malaysian broadcast called Videodrome, which stages rape, torture, and murder. He runs into trouble when he goes looking to buy it for his station, and finds out not onlyContinue reading “‘Videodrome’: Way Ahead of its Time (review)”

Clive Barker’s ‘Nightbreed’: A Bloody Fairy Tale (review)

Written and directed by Clive Barker, adapted from his story. Boone (Craig Sheffer) is a seemingly nice guy who during a therapy session with his psychiatrist Dr. Decker (David Cronenberg) finds out that while under hypnosis he confessed to killing fifteen people. Boone flees to the mythical town of Midian, where the monsters live andContinue reading “Clive Barker’s ‘Nightbreed’: A Bloody Fairy Tale (review)”

David Cronenberg’s ‘Dead Ringers’ is Brilliant and Wrenching (review)

Twin brothers Beverly and Elliot are genius boys trying to understand women and their ways. After discussing the wonders of fish intercourse (they don’t need physical contact to procreate), they ask a neighbor girl to have sex with them in their bathtub. They grow up to become famous gynecologists, ironically learning very little about women.Continue reading “David Cronenberg’s ‘Dead Ringers’ is Brilliant and Wrenching (review)”