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Maps to the Stars (David Cronenberg, 2014)

“Cronenberg’s latest, Maps to the Stars, doubles down on the dysfunction with its tragicomic take on the intersecting fortunes of two Tinseltown dynasties and the hidden histories of violence that continue to haunt them.” Read my entire review of Cronenberg’s … Continue reading

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Critic’s Choice Cinema Presents Screen Screams in October

Extremely pleased to announce the extension of our CRITIC’S CHOICE CINEMA IN THE CROWN at the Carolina Theatre into October with a horror series we’re calling SCREEN SCREAMS. Mondays will showcase 3 top-shelf Hammer films and Wednesdays will unleash a … Continue reading

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Antiviral (Brandon Cronenberg, 2012)

“Brandon Cronenberg’s flawed but promising feature debut gets an almost immaculate Blu-ray transfer, as well as some solid supplements, from MPI Media Group.” Read my review of Antiviral, which hit the streets earlier this month, only at Slant Magazine.

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Night’s Black Agents: Jean Rollin’s The Grapes of Death and Night of the Hunted

“The most recent Jean Rollin films to make their Blu-ray debut from Kino and Redemption Films mark a significant departure for the filmmaker. Forced by financial exigencies to eschew the timeless fairy-tale quality of his early-’70s vampire films, Rollin sets … Continue reading

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Cosmopolis (David Cronenberg, 2012)

“The specter of Cosmopolis, David Cronenberg’s latest fuck-all wonder, now haunts home video in this pristine Blu-ray transfer, laden with all the contextual cultural capital you could ever hope for.” Read my review of Entertainment One’s exemplary presentation of Cronenberg’s … Continue reading

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Cosmopolis (David Cronenberg, 2012)

“Diamond-hard and dazzlingly brilliant, David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis plays like a deeply perverse, darkly comic successor to Videodrome. Where the earlier film pioneered disturbingly anatomical ways to interface with the televisual, Cosmopolis delivers an excursion into the immersive ubiquity of the … Continue reading

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10 Most Fearsome Films Since 2000

In conjunction with Slant Magazine‘s recent 25 Best Horror Films of the Aughts, to which I contributed three capsule reviews, I hereby submit my original list of the 10 Best, alongside 10 Honorable Mentions. Films under consideration did not by … Continue reading

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