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Class of 1983: “The Dead Zone”

In a career built on unsettling, uncompromising bleak visions, “The Dead Zone” is among David Cronenberg’s most poignant, powerful and strangely humane works. Continue reading

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Class of 1983: “Videodrome”

“Videodrome” shows how David Cronenberg is sometimes a provocateur only to a point. But he also wasn’t far from his cinematic incisions that cut the deepest. Continue reading

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Cosmopolis

An ambitious disaster, “Cosmopolis” is a preening, pretentious mess of a movie. I know this. Continue reading

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A Dangerous Method

“A Dangerous Method” is the story of the conflict of Carl Jung, Sigmund Freud and the patient that tore them apart. Continue reading

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A Dangerous Method

Some may dismiss it as highbrow erotica with a brainy bent, but “A Dangerous Method” brings the dry history of psychoanalysis to vivid life. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Thirst

“Thirst — with its savage wit, frank sexuality and grim lyricism — continues Nick Rogers’ daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Eastern Promises

“Eastern Promises” — a dangerous melting pot boiled over by David Cronenberg’s violent touch — continues Nick Rogers’ look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading