Film Review: Naked Lunch (1991)

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SYNOPSIS: After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in an Islamic port town in Africa. REVIEW: “Naked Lunch” is so bizarre that it instantly falls into a cult film category without even trying. Director writer David Cronenberg brings to the screen a William S. Burroughs influence that was deemed un-filmable. “Naked … Continue reading

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The Hitchhiker (1983-1991) – TV Show Episodes List

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Fictional stories are told in this television series by The Hitchhiker. Each story is usually a mysterious thriller. Per Wiki Each episode is introduced and concluded by a mysterious wanderer known only as “The Hitchhiker,” and explores the foibles of humanity and its dark spirit. The title character was played by Nicholas Campbell from 1983-1984 (3 episodes), and Page Fletcher from 1984-1991 (82 episodes). There were a total of 85 episodes over six seasons (39 … Continue reading

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Haven (2010-2011) – TV Show Episodes List

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She has no past. She has no family. She was raised in an orphanage. So, she lives for what she does best: be an FBI agent. That’s why Audrey Parker is sent to a distant Maine village called Haven, to investigate the crime of a prison fugitive. What she does not know, is that her past is connected to that village, that old threats from the past are coming back, and she is going to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fast Company (1979)

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SYNOPSIS: “Standard ‘good guys versus bad guys’ drag-racing movie. Nice scene of the driver’s view during a funny car run.” (thanks to IMDB for that detailed synopsis) REVIEW: He might deny it on the audio commentary, but this seventies exploitation movie rates as one hell of an anomaly in the career of Canadian auteur David Cronenberg. Made after he’d delivered his creepy body-horror films Shivers (1975) and Rabid (1977), and just before his first real … Continue reading

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