1980s

It's past time we condemned Fitzcarraldo

The production of Werner Herzog's Fitzcarraldo, in which several people lost their lives or had their bodies mutilated, is often held up as an example of courageous art on the part of the director. It is no such thing, and it's long past time the filimic community cast a more critical eye on Herzog's mystique.

It's past time we condemned Fitzcarraldo

Your Changing Body - Videodrome and Marshall McLuhan

David Cronenberg's Videodrome explores the disorienting ways that new media technology ruthlessly transforms not only our shared cultures, but also our very bodies and minds.

Your Changing Body - Videodrome and Marshall McLuhan