Thursday, March 27, 2014

Cronenberg continued: the fleshgun vs. self-fisting

Adrian Mack put part three of my Cronenberg interview online just now, and I think it's interesting and revealing: he'd mentioned to me that he was looking for a good image to illustrate it, maybe something from Scanners or Videodrome, and - as you see - ended up selecting the fleshgun extruding from the TV in Videodrome; meantime, considering the same question, I came up with this:
So that's kind of interesting! They're kind of related images, but he chose phallic thrust while I chose a vaginal self-probing. What would Sigmund Freud say?

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