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Body Horror Redux: Brandon Cronenberg’s ‘Antiviral’

The trailer for Brandon Cronenberg’s Antiviral is out, and all I can say is like father, like son. Addressing a present-day issue and extrapolating it to its logical, yet extreme conclusion, Antiviral is an example of what speculative fiction does best. And the issue Cronenberg (son of David) looks at in his debut feature is [...]

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Fried Chicken, Friedkin-Style — Killer Joe

When I walked out of the theater after Killer Joe, director William Friedkin’s new film, I was sure of a couple of things. First, Friedkin might be nearing 80 years of age, but he has more guts than almost any other filmmaker on the scene today. Also, I knew I’d never look at a piece [...]

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‘L.A. Noir’ Secrets Revealed

It looks like the pieces are falling into place around the puzzle that is L.A. Noir, the upcoming television series from Frank Darabont. But once the smoke and spoilers have cleared, will you be able to live with the result? Will any of us? Last month, Darabont made known his intentions to free himself of [...]

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Frank Darabont Brings ‘L.A. Noir’ to TNT

Frank Darabont, the man who once brought the zombie apocalypse to AMC, is now bringing film noir to TNT. As his first project after leaving The Walking Dead, Darabont has chosen L.A. Noir, an adaptation of L.A. Noir: The Struggle For The Soul Of America’s Most Seductive City, the true crime book by John Buntin, [...]

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