Vincenzo Natali: Child of the New Flesh

Vincenzo Natali: Child of the New Flesh

Interview by Chris Kelso August 29, 2022
The Canadian director discusses his literary influences, the trials of adaptation, and the films of David Cronenberg.

The Top 10 Fake Books in Movies

Column by David James Keaton
I've lost the ability to finish a book, but luckily there's a loophole. Fake books in movies! They're as good or as bad as you want them to be.

10 Well-Written Horror Films Part III: Season of the Witch

Column by Christopher Shultz October 20, 2015
The Halloween horror continues...and the earth will run with blood again!

The 5 Best Horror Comics On Shelves Right Now

Column by George Cotronis May 22, 2015
Some have just finished, some are ongoing: Horror comics that are hot right now which you can pick up at your local comic book store.

10 Great Loose Film Adaptations

Column by Christopher Shultz February 20, 2015
The term "loose adaption" can make bookish people cringe. But there are plenty of amazing films that don't religiously stick to the source material. Here are ten.

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2014

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky December 15, 2014
Submitted for your approval (or derision): Members of the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2014.
Bookshots: 'Consumed' by David Cronenberg

Bookshots: 'Consumed' by David Cronenberg

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky October 14, 2014
The long awaited literary debut from our favorite body horror auteur.
Win A Copy of David Cronenberg's Debut Novel, 'Consumed'

Win A Copy of David Cronenberg's Debut Novel, 'Consumed'

News by Joshua Chaplinsky September 3, 2014
The director of 'Videodrome' and 'The Fly' has written a novel. You want to read it.
The Cover for David Cronenberg's 'Consumed' is Revealed

The Cover for David Cronenberg's 'Consumed' is Revealed

News by Sean May March 5, 2014
The cover for the Canadian filmmaker's first novel has been revealed, and...let's just hope the insides are better.

The Blagger's Guide to J G Ballard

Column by Cath Murphy November 2, 2012
Yes, J G Ballard did write about machines. No, he did not script the Transformers movies. Find out the essential facts without hurting your brain with this handy Blagger’s Guide.

Book vs. Film: Cosmopolis

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky August 20, 2012
Is there any way the heightened linguistics of Don DeLillo can be done justice in a film starring Robert Pattinson? Maybe, if director David Cronenberg has anything to say about it.
Bret Easton Ellis Wants To Write 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Movie

Bret Easton Ellis Wants To Write Adaptation For 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Movie

News by Rob Hart June 12, 2012
Bret Easton Ellis, author of 'American Psycho,' is pushing for a new gig: To adapt 'Fifty Shades of Grey' for the screen--and he wants David Cronenberg to direct.

New Release Roundup: Recommendations for June 2012

Column by John Jarzemsky June 4, 2012
A look at what's dropping on the shelves in the month of June.
Cosmopolis Teaser Trailer

First Trailer For 'Cosmopolis' Is Completely Insane

News by Rob Hart March 22, 2012
Here's your first look at 'Cosmopolis', a film directed by David Cronenberg, based on the novel by Don DeLillo. As you can imagine, it looks pretty crazy.

Behold! The Unfilmable: The Literary Adaptations of David Cronenberg

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky November 25, 2011
A detailed look at the literary leanings of cult filmmaker, David Cronenberg.