David Cronenberg Essays
Forbidden Fruit Flashbacks: as Seen on TV! College
“Long live the new flesh” are the final words of the protagonist in David Cronenberg’s Videodrome, Max Renn (Cronenberg 1983). The idea of “the new flesh,” is that through consumption of the next evolution of television, Videodrome, the viewer...
The Flesh Turned Inside-Out: The Abjection of Interior Masculinity Made Visible in The Fly (1986) College
The Fly (1986 Film)
David Cronenberg is known to be one of the pioneers of the body horror genre, which typically evokes horror through the grotesque transformation and transgression of the human body. In The Fly (1986), the grotesque transformation of Seth Brundle’s...