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Auteur Theory

Mar 29, 2018

This week we're covering one of the big ones. A remake of the 1958 B-movie sci-fi sort-of-classic that, in any other hands could have been just as cheesy as the original. But in the hands of David Cronenberg, it transforms into something else.
Both a milestone of gross-out gore and shocking creature effects, and...

Mar 20, 2018

This week, we watch David Cronenberg accept his mantle as a Master a Horror as he teams up with another titan of the genre, Stephen King. It's the chilly, melancholic gift vs. curse 1983 horror/sci-fi melodrama 'The Dead Zone'.

This week also sees Nick and Chris teaming up with another horror podcast stalwart, Jaime En...

Mar 14, 2018

Yes, yes, Long Live the New Flesh and all that. We've all heard the catch-phrases, but really stand back and look at how weird this movie is, especially considering it was released by a major Hollywood studio. David Cronenberg is unleashed for the 1983 sci-fi/horror cult classic Videodrome.
Nick and Chris are...

Mar 6, 2018

We've all seen the meme. How better to succinctly over-express in GIF-form your annoyance at the latest pop hit or your hatred of Mondays? But do you know its origins?

It's the literally-explosive opening to David Cronenberg's 1981 dueling psychics sci-fi thriller Scanners. The iconic image was powerful enough to make...