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3 items from 2011

Weekend Horror Trivia

9 October 2011 5:03 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

1. The Fly (1958): The film is based on a short story by George Langelaan.

2. The Thing: Donald Pleasence was the original choice to play Dr. Blair, but was unable to due to prior filming commitments.

3. CujoStephen King was inspired to write the book when he took his bike to a mechanic and encoutnered a St. Bernard who was growling and tried to bite him.

4. Intruder: The film takes place in Walnut Lake, Michigan, which is the area where Scott Spiegel, Bruce Campbell, Ted Raimi, and Sam Raimi grew up.

5. Candyman: An ambulance was on set during all bee scenes, because Virginia Madsen is severely allergic to bees.

6. Street Trash: This film was based on an original short film by director James Muro.

7. Zombie: The title was changed to Zombi 2 in Italy, in an effort to capatilize on the success of Dawn of the Dead, »

- Jonathan James

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David Cronenberg has written a sort of sequel to The Fly

3 October 2011 9:56 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

The last time I saw The Fly was probably in the early nineties. It was a bit gruesome for me at a young age so I never felt the need to revisit it. I love you Jeff Goldblum but the last couple of scenes in that movie are a little much. The first film was directed and co-written by David Cronenberg. That film was a semi-remake of the 1958 version from helmer Kurt Neumann. Both are derived from the short story by George Langelaan. In 1989, if you recall, there was a sequel with Eric Stoltz »

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10 career-best performances in the movies of David Cronenberg

15 March 2011 5:18 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Constantly overlooked at awards ceremonies, the varied films of David Cronenberg often benefit from some remarkable performances. Here are 10 of the very best…

David Cronenberg's films are frequently noted for their existentialist themes and startlingly imaginative flashes of violence, but there's one aspect of his movie making that's often overlooked. Almost every film he's made since the late-70s has featured at least one stand-out performance, and I'd even go so far as to say that some actors have never bettered their Cronenberg-driven turns.

With but one exception, most of these performances have been overlooked by major award-giving organisations. To redress the balance a little, here's our list of career-best performances in Cronenberg's films...

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The Brood

Cronenberg's fourth feature, The Brood benefited from a great cast, including Oliver Reed as a glowering psychologist and Art Hindle as a young father struggling through the divorce from hell. It's »

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