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Will New David Cronenberg TV Series Lead Us Towards Dimension C-137’s Fate?

Filmmaker David Cronenberg, the creative mind behind such diverse films as Scanners, Dead Ringers, and A History of Violence, announced at this year’s Venice Film Festival that he is in the early stages of developing a series for television. Though he was unable to discuss any of the series’ specifics (stating he “can’t talk about […]

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The Weekly Static S01E07: Scary Pumpkins, A ‘Wild’ Dogg, And More!

Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends! The Weekly Static! The Weekly Static! As I’ve mantra’d for the past six episodes, The Weekly Static is my righteously desperate-yet-endearing attempt at finding the lighter side and an interesting perspective on the past week in the land of the networks, cable, streaming, smoke signals, […]

David Cronenberg’s ‘Scanners’ Being Developed For TV

In what has been described as a competitive situation that I hope didn’t involve any righteous migraines or exploding skulls, David Cronenberg‘s cult classic 1981 science fiction thriller Scanners is being developed as a television series. Once the dust settled from a bidding war involving a number of film and television studios like Lionsgate, Skydance […]

Martin Scorsese Defends The Horror Genre In Vintage Interview

In a vintage interview on Late Night with David Letterman, director Martin Scorsese talks about his earlier love of film. Unable to play sports, he spent much of his free time in movie theaters. Those early experiences led to a life-long study of film and, of course, making films like Taxi Driver and Goodfellas. Scorsese […]