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Scanners | David Cronenberg

April 1, 2019

It seems natural to react with bewildered laughter when watching Scanners. The sight of actors contorting themselves with pained screams and Dick Smith’s visceral special effects work conjoin to present moments so vigorous, so carnal, the viewer often has to expel some kind of emotion too — be it disgust or amusement. In fact, ‘moments’ are all…

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