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11-14-2001, 07:23 PM
Can anyone tell me ALL of the David Cronenberg films available on Region 1 DVD right now. I'm trying to get all of those that are available. So far I've got The Fly, Videodrome, Scanners and Dead Ringers (Criterion Collection). Anyone know what else I'm missing??
Shivers, Rabid, The Dead Zone, and Crash are the first ones off the top of my head. There's more I'm sure though. How aboot it Cronenberg fans? Eh?
11-14-2001, 07:50 PM
11-14-2001, 08:09 PM
Region 1: Shivers, Rabid, Scanners, Videodrome, The Dead Zone, The Fly, Dead Ringers, Crash, eXistenZ.
Shivers is a "director's cut" with an interview with David Cronenberg. Rabid is out as a "Roger Corman Presents"-DVD. Scanners has just been released in widescreen, but with no extras. Videodrome is unrated and widescreen. The Fly is available in a 2-pack with its sequel. Dead Ringers is available as a Criterion DVD (actually this is region 0, with lots of extras, but unfortunately it's out of print) and as an Anchor Bay release (no extras). The Crash DVD includes both R- and unrated versions, but unfortunately no Cronenberg commentary (as on the Criterion LD). eXistenZ is available as a US DVD with no extras and as a Canadian DVD with commentary tracks and a Carol Spier documentary.
The Brood is available on region 2 DVD both in France (as Chromosome 3) and the UK. I can also mention that The Fly/The Fly II-2-pack in the UK includes cast and crew interviews and behind the scenes footage. The UK widescreen eXistenZ DVD includes many of the same extras as the Canadian DVD.
As far as I know, M Butterfly and Naked Lunch are not available on DVD. (Unsurprisingly, neither is Fast Company.)
Also, there is a region 1 DVD in "The Directors"-series focusing on David Cronenberg.
And, there is Nightbreed and a few other movies where he acts and not directs.
11-16-2001, 01:26 AM
I so want The Brood on region 1 dvd!Is there any updates?Who has the rights?
11-16-2001, 01:02 PM
The Canadian edition of Existenz is vastly superior and is still common in places such as e-bay for around 15-25.00$. Criterion's Dead Ringer's is now out of print but still can be readily found at cost in retail shops. Scanners and Videodrome are such classics that I will kill if special editions aren't out soon! Got my gurka sharpened!:cool:
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