Recapping the year in film.
A high-concept tale of futuristic assassins and brain implantation might sound slick and flashy, though it need not be. Possessor is that very movie, but it is personal and emotional, and questions the boundaries of self, all while sitting in a nest of speculation. The film begins with an assassination. However, unlike your run of […]
Possessor director Brandon Cronenberg talks about personal origins of this mind-bending thriller, performances within performances, the infamous Sean Bean death curse, and the value of practical makeup effects.
Possessor’s creepy new trailer just wants to mess up your day.
Enter to win one of ten pairs of run-of-engagement passes to see Brandon Cronenberg's Antiviral from Dork Shelf and Alliance Films.
With his debut feature Antiviral, writer and director Brandon Cronenberg might be accused of following in his famous father David’s footsteps, and while he finds himself unquestionably influenced by his old man in terms of plot structure, pacing, and leaning towards the use of body horror as a metaphor for something greater, the young filmmaker hits enough original notes of his own to create a slightly off kilter, but very well directed bit of low key creepiness.
We talk to Toronto native and actress Sarah Gadon about her upcoming role in Brandon Cronenberg's Antiviral, the creation of one's perceived image, and what role she initially wanted to play in the film.
We talk to writer and director Brandon Cronenberg about his debut feature Antiviral and how illness informs creativity, how celebrity obsession becomes a form of sickness, and his film's impressive production design.
Day two of our TIFF 2012 coverage rolls on with looks at Anna Karenina, The Iceman, Antiviral, No, Amour, The Sapphires, Pusher, The Secret Disco Revolution, and What Richard Did.