Antiviral: Like Father Like Son
April 19th, 2013 § Leave a Comment
Few sons have followed in their father’s footsteps so precisely in the filmmaking biz, specifically the writing and directing your own movie biz. You’ve got your Reitmans. Your Reiners. And now: Cronenbergs?
What does this movie have that I demand from a Cronenberg branded film? Some bizarre technology that doesn’t really make sense? Check. Bizarre human flesh/machine hybrids? Check. Well, the baton has been passed I assume, with Daddy Cronenberg focusing on character studies.
What else is in this film? A translucent Caleb Landry Jones perfectly matched to the more than white background. Malcolm McDowell dropping in just to deliver a few lines in his more than perfect voice. A potential hottest new actress Sarah Gadon that is believably obsession worthy. A wonderful menagerie.
See it or may I rot where I stand.
—you know it, I own both Cronenberg releases on Criterion, dan