Tag Archives: David Cronenberg

Fear on Film

I’m back on my October horror kick today with this great panel discussion about the history of scary cinema with three of my favorite auteurs of the awful: John Landis, John Carpenter, and David Cronenberg. Landis is the director of the best werewolf film of all time, American Werewolf in London. Carpenter’s Halloween is the [...]

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How To: Naked Lunch

This past Sunday night Anne and I went to the American Legion hall down the street from our place to see Marshall Allen and James Harrar perform Soloriens Native Unity Tetrad. The performance was booked by Chris Davis’ avant garde FMRL production which is bringing Nashville some of the deepest and edgiest performance events in [...]

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Carpenter, Candid

I’m not a big horror movie fan, but that’s mainly because so many of the sub-genres and trends tend to be so limiting: shocking for shock’s sake, gore for gore’s sake. I also think its because I was spoiled as a Generation X kid who grew up during horror’s most recent golden age when directors [...]

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Cronenberg’s Brood

Beginning a month of spooky posts, we start off our October offerings with David Cronenberg’s The Brood. While the Canadian filmmaker had already established his horror cred with films like Rabid, The Brood was the first film to bring mainstream credibility to the the fantasy/horror auteur that would go on to create Scanners and Videodrome. [...]

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