Le Orme/Footprints/Footprints on the Moon (Italy, 1975) I may have started out the month’s viewings with a misstep. The problem isn’t that Footprints is a bad film — quite the opposite — but that I’m not…
This week’s episode is a discussion of the films of David Cronenberg and how his unique style of reality-bending body horror has influenced us and our games.
If this doesn’t happen to you at least once, you’re not playing one of Scott’s games
While we go through most of Cronenberg’s back catalogue, we focus on three of his films: Shivers (AKA They Came from Within), Scanners and Videodrome. Videodrome in particular has seeped into all our brains, changing them forever.
This is how we develop all our games now
So please join us in a celebration of the wild imagination and startling imagery of one of the most distinctive film-makers of our age. Your new flesh awaits!
This episode is also available as an MP3
PS And as Paul just reminded me…
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