David Cronenberg

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Brandon Cronenberg on gougings, knifings and pokerings: 'CGI is too floaty and unreal'
The horror director is back with a sci-fi shocker about mind-robbing assassins going on violent killing sprees. He tells our writer why digital effects just don’t cut the eyeball

Ryan Gilbey

07, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Possessor review – mind-and-body-snatching thrills from Brandon Cronenberg
The director shows his father’s flair for visceral cinema in this gleefully gory thriller

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

29, Nov, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Crash review – Cronenberg's auto eroticism still has impact
The controversy surrounding the original release of this dark exploration of sexy car accidents now seems quaintly outdated – but the film holds up well

Peter Bradshaw

27, Nov, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Disappearance at Clifton Hill review – dark tale of childhood trauma
David Cronenberg makes a startling appearance as a frogman in this bizarre psycho-melodrama set near Niagara Falls

Peter Bradshaw

17, Jul, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Ian Holm: a virtuoso actor of real sinew beneath the charm and calm | Peter Bradshaw
Alien, Lord of the Rings, Chariots of Fire and so many more extraordinary performances in classic films – what an exemplary career the actor Ian Holm, who has died aged 88, leaves behind

Peter Bradshaw

19, Jun, 2020 @12:07 PM

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David Cronenberg: 'Movies were made for sex'
The acclaimed film-maker goes in front of the camera for a new thriller and talks about age, sex and how difficult he finds it to get funding for a new project

Charles Bramesco

27, Feb, 2020 @7:10 AM

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The most exciting movies of 2020 – dramas
Paul Thomas Anderson announces his new film, Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci play a long-term couple and Tom Hanks maximises his awards chances with three releases

Guardian Film

30, Dec, 2019 @2:47 PM

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The Incredibles 2’s Screenslaver: the most controversial film villain ever?
The evils of screens and high-tech mind control are fought off in Pixar’s latest. But the rest of cinema doesn’t want to know

Steve Rose

02, Jul, 2018 @8:59 AM

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Amber Heard sues London Fields producer over body-double sex scenes
The actor accuses the film’s producer of secretly filming ‘pornographic’ scenes with a body double that she claims violated a nudity clause in her contract

Gwilym Mumford

03, Apr, 2017 @3:12 PM

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Mathieu Amalric: ‘Cinema has a way of transforming itself’
The French star on playing a Bond villain, learning from Spielberg and calling the shots in his erotic thriller The Blue Room

Jonathan Romney

04, Sep, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Liz Jensen: Seeing The Ninth Life of Louis Drax on screen is like meeting an eerie stranger
Fourteen years after my kid in a coma first appeared at the kitchen table, the film – starring Jamie Dornan, Sarah Gadon and Aaron Paul – is to appear at last

Liz Jensen

02, Sep, 2016 @11:00 AM

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Tale of Tales review – bawdy and fantastical
Inspired by 17th-century Italian fairytales, Matteo Garrone’s thrilling circus of sex and violence is definitely not one for the children

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

19, Jun, 2016 @8:00 AM

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