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Film Review - Maps to the Stars


David Cronenberg is a tremendous director, with a filmography filled with ghoulish delights, piercing psychological studies, and classic “body horror” endeavors. The man behind “Scanners,” “The Fly,” and “A History of Violence” isn’t used to stumbling, but Cronenberg hit rock bottom with 2012’s “Cosmopolis,” cooking up a frightfully tone-deaf and miscast effort. “Maps to the Stars” restores a little spring to the helmer’s step, returning interests to the undoing of humanity through the snap of satire. While it lacks outright Cronenbergian pleasures, “Maps to the Stars” repeatedly connects as a dark comedy and insidious display of rancid human behavior. Read the rest at


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