VIDEODROME (1983) Reviews and overview


Videodrome is a 1983 Canadian science fiction body horror film written and directed by David Cronenberg (Shivers), starring James Woods, Sonja Smits, and singer Deborah Harry.

Set in Toronto during the early 1980s, it follows the CEO of a small cable station who stumbles upon a broadcast signal featuring extreme violence and torture. The layers of deception and mind-control conspiracy unfold as he uncovers the signal’s source and loses touch with reality in a series of increasingly bizarre and violent organic hallucinations. The film has been described as “techno-surrealist”


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