Brandon Cronenberg

Possessor Review: Where Is My Mind?

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 […]

Antiviral Review

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.

Interview: Sarah Gadon

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.

Interview: Brandon Cronenberg

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.

TIFF 2012 Reviews: Part 2

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.