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Carolyn Cronenberg has died at age 66. The wife of director David Cronenberg, Carolyn had a career in film editing and filmmaking herself. She passed away in her home on June 19 after an unspecified illness. “She was caring, kind, compassionate, loving, and by far the best person any of us has ever known,” a family obituary reads.
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The pair met in 1977 while Carolyn was working as a production assistant on David’s early science-fiction horror movie “Rabid.” She would go on to have editing credits on her husband’s movies “The Brood” and “Fast Company,” while later directing behind-the-scenes documentaries “Acts of Violence” and “Too Commercial for Cannes.” The former explored the use of violence in “A History of Violence,” while the latter documented David’s trip to Cannes with the Viggo Mortensen-starring drama.
Carolyn and David have two children, »
- Zack Sharf
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Born Carolyn Ziefman on August 22, 1950, she passed away at home in Toronto on June 19 after an undisclosed illness. "She was caring, kind, compassionate, loving, and by far the best person any of us has ever known," a family obituary read.
Carolyn Cronenberg met husband David while working as a production assistant on one of his early films, Rabid, in 1979. She had editor credits on other David Cronenberg movies like The Brood and Fast Company.
Carolyn Cronenberg then took »
- Etan Vlessing
Twin Peaks Recap is a weekly column by Keith Uhlich covering David Lynch and Mark Frost's limited, 18-episode continuation of the Twin Peaks television series."Did you like that song?" the boy (Xolo Mariduena) asks the girl (Tikaeni Faircrest). His words are hesitant and tentative—tinged with naiveté, therefore open and earnest. "Yes," the girl replies, playing along with the courtship ritual. "I did like that song." Yet there's a sense in the slight pause between his question and her answer that she could say anything. That awkward dead space is filled with possibilities—positive, negative and in-between. And what excitement there is in that. This exchange comes toward the end of Part 8 of Mark Frost and David Lynch's revived Twin Peaks, though the quiet beauty of the moment is offset by the many horrors (and wonders) that precede it…and that, will indeed, follow it. It's easy »
Free Comic Book Day is right around the corner, and Man of Action fans on the East Coast will have the chance to meet Kid Savage creators Joe Kelly and Ilya at select locations. Also in today's Horror Highlights: a Q&A with The Shadow Effect (out now on VOD, Digital HD, and DVD from Momentum Pictures) co-director Obin Olson, details on a Hollywood double feature screening of Bride of Re-Animator and Society, and information on the 15 Second Horror Film Challenge.
Meet the Kid Savage Creators on Free Comic Book Day: "Saturday, May 6 on Free Comic Book Day
Signing Image Comics/Man of Action's Silver Selection
Meet Joe Kelly
Kid Savage creator/writer and Man of Action partner
11:00 Am - 12:30 Pm
The Comic Book Depot in Wantagh, NY 2847 Jerusalem Avenue
1:00 Pm - 3:00 Pm
Grasshoppers Comics in Williston 76 Hillside Avenue
Kid Savage »
- Derek Anderson
When people accuse David Cronenberg’s work of being “cold” or “clinical,” I suspect the movie they’re really talking about is his 1988 psychological thriller, Dead Ringers. It is a movie about surgeons, so of course it’s clinical. It is photographed with special cameras and carefully choreographed movements that require precision. It is a film about two men who share an unspoken bond and who keep all of their emotions under wraps. Of course it feels cold. But it is also a movie in which a woman tears into the flesh connecting conjoined twins with her teeth. There’s no mistaking it for anything but a David Cronenberg movie.
Jeremy Irons plays Beverly and Elliot Mantle, twin gynecologists who run their own highly successful and experimental clinic. Despite their deep connection, the brothers are different: Elliot is suave and confident, while Beverly is shy and frightened. When they meet »
- Patrick Bromley
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