Directed by David Cronenberg.
Starring Stephen Lack, Jennifer O'Neill, Patrick McGoohan, Lawrence Dane and Charles Shamata.
Scanners, for those who have not seen it - which was me - is a horror film which plays like a thriller, making for an interesting angle. The film wasn't for me I must admit, but that doesn't mean my view of it is a negative one.
Watching with fresh eyes over 30 years after it was released, the film looked old. Very old. The plot centers around a revolution taking place: 'Scanners' - human beings with a mutation who have telepathic abilities - are being lead by a man named Revek, played by Michael Ironside, and fighting back against those who wish to use them for their own means. As I mentioned, Scanners has elements of a thriller and so the plot moves