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Your Favorite David Cronenberg Film Is...

haven't seen any
0 (0%)
don't like any
0 (0%)
other
0 (0%)
Shivers
0 (0%)
Rabid
0 (0%)
The Brood
0 (0%)
Scanners
1 (1.4%)
Videodrome
15 (20.3%)
The Dead Zone
3 (4.1%)
The Fly
15 (20.3%)
Dead Ringers
3 (4.1%)
Naked Lunch
7 (9.5%)
M. Butterfly
0 (0%)
Crash
2 (2.7%)
eXistenZ
4 (5.4%)
Spider
1 (1.4%)
A History of Violence
11 (14.9%)
Eastern Promises
10 (13.5%)
A Dangerous Method
1 (1.4%)
Cosmopolis
1 (1.4%)
Maps to the Stars
0 (0%)

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Cronenberg, David
« Reply #50 on: July 22, 2014, 09:08:39 AM »
1. Naked Lunch
2. The Fly
3. A History of Violence
4. Maps to the Stars
5. The Brood

6. eXistenZ
7. Cosmopolis
8. Dead Ringers
9. A Dangerous Method
10. The Dead Zone
11. Scanners
12. They Came From Within
13. M. Butterfly
14. Eastern Promises

15. Videodrome
16. Rabid
17. Crash
18. Spider
19. Crimes of the Future
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Re: Directors Best Poll - David Cronenberg
« Reply #51 on: July 22, 2014, 09:18:53 AM »
1. Naked Lunch
2. The Fly
3. A History of Violence
4. The Brood

5. eXistenZ
6. Cosmopolis
7. Dead Ringers
8. The Dead Zone
9. Scanners
10. They Came From Within
11. M. Butterfly
12. Eastern Promises

13. Videodrome
14. Rabid
15. Crash
16. Spider


I like this order but probably would change 2 and 3.  Though I have not seen Cosmopolis yet and only can remember Saltines review...
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Re: Directors Best Poll - David Cronenberg
« Reply #52 on: July 22, 2014, 09:34:41 AM »
eXistenZ
Cosmopolis
Videodrome
The Fly

The Brood
A History of Violence

Crash
Scanners
Eastern Promises

Naked Lunch

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Re: Directors Best Poll - David Cronenberg
« Reply #53 on: July 22, 2014, 09:35:55 AM »
Imagine if I agreed with Saltines review. What would that say about the 10 films below Cosmopolis?

It surprised me to learn I'm mixed on Cronenberg overall. He's such an acclaimed director, I just assumed I liked him more too. Probably why I watched so many of his films.
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Re: Directors Best Poll - David Cronenberg
« Reply #54 on: July 22, 2014, 09:58:39 AM »
Same. I feel like I really enjoy his films more than I do once I sat down and realized how many didn't do much for me.

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Re: Directors Best Poll - David Cronenberg
« Reply #55 on: July 22, 2014, 10:04:46 AM »
Imagine if I agreed with Saltines review. What would that say about the 10 films below Cosmopolis?

It surprised me to learn I'm mixed on Cronenberg overall. He's such an acclaimed director, I just assumed I liked him more too. Probably why I watched so many of his films.

She just called it bullshit from what I remember so you would have to change the colour.  You didn't at least hate it.  I think I would change the colours a bit though, I did like Dead Zone and Dead Ringers even if I keep the order about the same.
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Re: Directors Best Poll - David Cronenberg
« Reply #56 on: July 22, 2014, 11:05:54 AM »
Huh, I don't remember if I knew that you hated Videodrome so much 1SO. I almost blind-bought Scanners the other day, but I'm afraid of Cronenberg. I'm never confident that I'll love what he's doing.
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Re: Directors Best Poll - David Cronenberg
« Reply #57 on: July 22, 2014, 11:25:08 AM »
Haven't disliked a Cronenberg film yet.

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Re: Directors Best Poll - David Cronenberg
« Reply #58 on: July 22, 2014, 12:46:06 PM »
Huh, I don't remember if I knew that you hated Videodrome so much 1SO.

I never mentioned it, and I watched it so long ago it's probably due for a re-watch. Though the 80s-ness of it is pretty strong. There are some good visuals initially, but the story becomes incomprehensible after a while with just a series of gruesome images to maintain interest. Cronenberg hadn't learned how to articulate his ideas about mechanics and flesh yet.
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Re: Directors Best Poll - David Cronenberg
« Reply #59 on: July 22, 2014, 01:43:21 PM »
Haven't disliked a Cronenberg film yet.

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