First screened in May 2000 / Most recently screened in January 2012
Director: David Cronenberg. Cast: James Woods, Les Carlson, Deborah Harry, Peter Dvorsky, Sonja Smits, Lynne Gorman, Jack Creley. Screenplay: David Cronenberg.

Twitter Capsule: Many scenes and images pulse with occult prescience. Woods is super. But ideas feel choked, impacted. Too thesis-like?

VOR:   As influential of media theorists as it is of other movies. A watershed for a major auteur and a brazen, more-than-timely statement.

Photo © 1983 Canadian Film Development Corporation/
Universal Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

Genie Awards (Canadian Oscars): Best Director (tie)

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