David Cronenberg

The Forgotten Indie Drama That Inspired David Cronenberg

Canadian director David Cronenberg's films are often categorized as body horror, and with a filmography that includes movies like "Videodrome," "The Fly," and "Crash," it isn't an unfair classification. Many of his films focus on characters who physically and emotionally crumble in spectacular ways, such as mutating into giant regurgitating insects or developing new orifices on their abdomens. It's body horror at its most grotesque, and those images stick with you long after the film is over.
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David Cronenberg to Receive Honorary Donostia Award at San Sebastian Festival

Click here to read the full article. David Cronenberg will receive the honorary Donostia Award at the 70th San Sebastian Film Festival. The gala ceremony will be followed by the presentation of Cronenberg’s latest film, “Crimes of the Future,” a daring science fiction movie starring Viggo Mortensen (“A History of Violence,” “Eastern Promises”), Kristen Stewart and Lea Seydoux. The movie world premiered in competition at Cannes. The celebrated Canadian filmmaker has so far directed 20 features including works considered today to be the classics of genres like sci-fi, horror, psychological drama and thriller. San Sebastian previously welcomed Cronenberg in 2004 for the...
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San Sebastian To Honor David Cronenberg With Donostia Award

Click here to read the full article. The San Sebastian Film Festival will fete Canadian director and screenwriter David Cronenberg with its prestigious Donostia Award at the 70th edition, running 16-24 September. The filmmaker will receive the career achievement prize on September 21 at a ceremony in the festival’s main Victoria Eugenia Theatre, followed by a gala screening of controversial Cannes 2022 Palme d’Or contender Crimes of the Future. The body horror thriller – starring Viggo Mortensen, Léa Seydoux and Kristen Stewart – divided spectators in Cannes, prompting both walk-outs and a six-minute ovation. Cronenberg has only attended San Sebastian once before in...

David Cronenberg has an idea to unite the Twilight fanbase

Much has been made of the post-Twilight careers of Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart, with cinephiles still defending them for having done a range of better work since the vampire movie franchise ended a decade ago. Stewart has now got an Oscar nomination under her belt, and recently worked with horror maestro David Cronenberg.