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Movie: The Brood

A mad doctor (Oliver Reed) tries psychoplasmic therapy on a raging woman (Samantha Eggar) soon to be a mother. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 26, 2022 - 3 comments

Movie: Rabid

A young woman develops a taste for human blood after experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into blood-thirsty zombies, leading into a city-wide epidemic. [more inside]
posted by skycrashesdown on Oct 23, 2022 - 3 comments

Movie: Shivers

After a scientist living in a posh apartment complex slaughters a teen girl and kills himself, investigators discover that the murderer had been carrying on experiments involving deadly parasites. Roger St. Luc (Paul Hampton), a doctor living in the building, and his aide, Nurse Forsythe (Lynn Lowry), then realize that the parasites are on the loose, attacking fellow tenants. And those who become hosts turn into erotically obsessed maniacs who pass the bugs on through violent sex. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 11, 2022 - 9 comments

Movie: Crimes of the Future

As the human species adapts to a synthetic environment, the body undergoes new transformations and mutations. With his partner Caprice (Léa Seydoux), Saul Tenser (Viggo Mortensen), celebrity performance artist, publicly showcases the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde performances. Timlin (Kristen Stewart), an investigator from the National Organ Registry, obsessively tracks their movements, which is when a mysterious group is revealed... [more inside]
posted by Weighted Companion Cube on Jun 3, 2022 - 5 comments

Star Trek: Discovery: Die Trying  Season 3, Ep 5

After reuniting with what remains of Starfleet and the Federation, the USS Discovery and its crew must prove that a 930-year-old crew and starship are exactly what this new future needs. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Nov 12, 2020 - 43 comments

Movie: Scanners

A scientist sends a man with extraordinary psychic powers to hunt others like him. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 9, 2018 - 3 comments

Movie: Eastern Promises

A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a crime involving a violent Russian mob family. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 15, 2018 - 9 comments

Movie: Naked Lunch

After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, writer and exterminator Bill Lee (Peter Weller) accidentally murders his wife (Judy Davis) and becomes involved in a secret government plot in the Interzone, a port town in North Africa. Or, perhaps, he’s wandering the streets in a drugged haze. Or both. Per the MPAA, “Rated R for heavy drug content, bizarre eroticism, and language”
posted by Going To Maine on Mar 27, 2017 - 7 comments

Movie: The Fly

A brilliant but eccentric scientist begins to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 18, 2016 - 21 comments

Movie: Videodrome

A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station. (IMDB) Videodrome is a 1983 Canadian postmodernist science fiction body horror film written and directed by David Cronenberg, starring James Woods, Sonja Smits, and Deborah Harry. Set in Toronto in the early 1980s, it follows the CEO of a small television station who discovers a broadcast signal featuring extreme violence and torture. Layers of deception unfold as he uncovers the signal's source and loses touch with reality in a series of increasingly bizarre and violent hallucinations. (wikipedia) [more inside]
posted by valkane on Jan 25, 2015 - 12 comments

Movie: eXistenZ

The Inaugural Constructed Reality Film Club (CRFC) Thread!: eXistenZ (1999), by David Cronenberg. eXistenZ tells the story of a game designer, Allegra (Jennifer Jason Leigh), who becomes trapped inside of her own creation. She is accompanied by marketing trainee, Ted Pikul (Jude Law), as they embark on a disorienting and mind bending journey across multiple intersecting realities, enabled by the disgustingly lovable Metaflesh Game Pod. [more inside]
posted by codacorolla on Oct 13, 2014 - 11 comments

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