Tag Archive: David Cronenberg

Picks from the 2014 NZ International Film Festival programme

The New Zealand International Film Festival returns this month with your annual dose of the finest cinema from around the globe, including hot titles direct from Cannes, much-anticipated festival highlights from the past year, yet-to-be-discovered gems and of course some strong local content. Navigating the programme and selecting from the overwhelming line-up can be hard work, so in order to …

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[CAPSULE REVIEW] TALES FROM THE ORGAN TRADE takes a narrow look into a disturbing global problem @ Doc Edge 2013

Ric Esther Bienstock’s Tales From the Organ Trade — making it’s world premiere at the Documentary Edge Festival — focuses on the ethically ambiguous issue of kidney trading between consenting parties on the black market, specifically between affluent Westerners forced to endure lengthy waits on their home country’s transplant lists and poverty stricken donors in third world nations …

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Picks from the 2013 Documentary Edge Festival programme

The Documentary Edge Festival returns to Auckland this month with their 2013 programme, which boasts an extraordinary selection of international documentaries on a diverse range of subjects. Opening with a climate change wake-up call (The Island President) and closing with a rock’n’roll celebration (Muscle Shoals), the line-up promises something for everyone — be it politics (The …

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[WATCH] US Trailer for David Cronenberg’s COSMOPOLIS starring Robert Pattinson

With its American theatrical release nearing, a new US trailer has been released for David Cronenberg’s Cannes-dividing film Cosmopolis, starring Robert Pattinson. The film, which co-stars Paul Giamatti, Sarah Gadon, Juliette Binoche, Mathieu Amalric and Kevin Duran, is based on Don DeLillo’s novel and centers on a Wall Street tycoon (Pattinson) whose world begins to collapse as the …

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[WATCH] COSMOPOLIS Trailer #2

The teaser trailer for David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis came out of nowhere to shock and excite us back in March, promising a potentially surprising and fascinating turn from teen heart-throb Robert Pattinson as well as a delirious return to the director’s surreal middle period (Videodrome, The Fly, Dead Ringers, Naked Lunch). A full trailer for French …

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[WATCH] Full Trailer for David Cronenberg’s COSMOPOLIS

Following last month’s explicit red-band teaser, a full trailer was released today for David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis, which was just confirmed for next month’s Cannes Film Festival. The trailer fleshes out the story a little more, but it moves fast and it’s still difficult to decipher just what the hell is going on here. What’s certain is …

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[WATCH] COSMOPOLIS Red-Band Teaser: David Cronenberg gets weird again

David Cronenberg (Videodrome, Dead Ringers) is set to return to the glorious weirdness of his earlier work this year with Cosmopolis, starring Robert Pattinson in a role which is likely to completely reinvent his image. The film, which is an adaptation of Don DeLillo’s 2003 novel, is set in the not-too-distant-future and follows 28-year-old Wall Street billionaire Eric …

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[Watch] International Trailer for Cronenberg’s A DANGEROUS METHOD

David Cronenberg is finally back with a new film, A Dangerous Method, and I absolutely cannot wait for this one. It stars Michael Fassbender (Hunger, X-Men: First Class) as Dr. Carl Jung and Viggo Mortensen as Sigmund Freud, two world-renowned minds in the field of psychology who get tangled in a web woven by Jung’s patient Sabina Spielrein (Keira …

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