Sticky Post: Cronenberg’s Filmography, Thoughts on FilmDavid Cronenberg David Cronenberg - Career and Films Director Interview Novel
Here are articles we’ve posted that look at the career of David Cronenberg, his films, and his approach to filmmaking. We hope this supports an exploration, or re-exploration of his work for those interested in looking beyond Cosmopolis and learning more about the filmmaker. We hope to add to this leading into the Cronenberg retrospective planned for the Toronto International Film Festival September 2013.
‘Screenrush’ Essentials… David Cronenberg (films and career)
From the introduction: ”With Cosmopolis coming out this week we decided to take a look into the Master of Horror’s controversial career to try to make sense of it all…”
Film School Rejects: 6 Filmmaking Tips from David Cronenberg
From the introductory paragraph: “David Cronenberg has made many types of films, but all of them are unmistakably Cronenberg. From B-horror movies to a beat literature adaptation to a film about the working relationship between Freud and Jung, the Canadian filmmaking veteran’s oeuvre exhibits a versatility of subject matter that somehow maintains consistency in style.
Empire: Cronenberg on Cronenberg- the Director on ‘Cosmopolis’ and other Iconic (film) Moments
David Cronenberg is asked to comment on memorable moments from a number of his films. Besides Cosmopolis, he comments on Shivers, Scanners, The Dead Zone, The Fly, Dead Ringers, Naked Lunch, and A Dangerous Method.
In Their Own Words – David Cronenberg Part 1
This interview with David Cronenberg was done by AMC Filmcritic.com’s Christopher Null back in February of 2003 in conjunction with the release of Cronenberg’s film Spider. While there is obviously no mention of Cosmopolis, it’s full of interesting information on David’s script and screenwriting thoughts.
David Cronenberg also took part in a Pinewood Dialogue that followed a screening of his film Spider at the Museum of Moving Images. In this discussion, with curator David Swartz as the moderator, he shares some more insight into how he makes his films and working with a familiar filmmaking staff. Here is the first part of some of the excerpts from that 2003 conversation.
In these excepts from the Pinewood Discussion with David Cronenberg and David Swartz, the conversation turns to scoring, cinematography and scene compositions. (Jan 10, 2003)