Dead Ringers (1988)
Beverly Mantle / Elliot Mantle
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In "Dead Ringers", David Cronenberg tells the chilling story of identical twin gynecologists-suave Elliot and sensitive Beverly, bipolar sides of one personality-who share the same practice, the same apartment, the same women.
When a new patient, glamorous actress Claire Niveau, challenges their eerie bond, they descend into a whirlpool of sexual confusion, drugs, and madnes... read more
A great underrated movie
" The Mantle brothers are both doctors - both gynecologists - and identical twins. Mentally however, one of them is more confident than the other, and always manages to seduce the women he meets. When he's tired of his current partner, she is passed on to the other brother - without her knowing. Everything runs smoothly, until an actress visits their clinic, and the shy brother is the first to fall in love. Will they be able to 'share' her ? Jill Hennessy, and her identical twin Jacqueline He"
" "I've often thought that there should be beauty contests for the *insides* of bodies." Written by David Cronenberg and Norman Snider Music by Howard Shore Cinematography by Peter Suschitzky Editing by Ronald Sanders "
" "I've often thought that there should be beauty contests for the *insides* of bodies." Directed by David Cronenberg Written by David Cronenberg and Norman Snider Music by Howard Shore Cinematography by Peter Suschitzky Editing by Ronald Sanders "
"Also nominated Best Picture Best Director Best Actor Best Production Design "
“David Cronenberg may not be one of my all-time favourite directors, but do admire him greatly. Even he is not a personal favourite, he is for me one of the most interesting and unique directors out there, his directing style, his themes and how he explores them and how he manages to get the best out of talented actors. He may be one of the originators of the "body horror" genre, but his films are much more than just full on gore and horror, a good deal of his films are disturbing and weird sure but there is humour and emotion in his films too.
All of this is exemplified in 'Dead Ringers'. Do consider it one of his best films and one of my favourites of his too, one of his finest triumphs and also Jeremy Irons' (have said a couple of times about loving him as an actor, one who is ” read more
" First Viewing Viewing Date: October 15th Via: Blu-ray Plot: Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman. Rating: 6.7/10"
"One day, a doorbell rings in a rectory. The priest living there answers it, only to find a man with no arms or legs at his doorstep. The limbless man asks the priest if he has any jobs for him. The priests asks what he can do? The limbless man tells the priest to take him to the bell tower of the church. The priests does this & when they reach the top, the limbless man jumps up high enough to ring the bell using his head. So the priest decides to hire the man. That following Sunday, just mass in"
" as Beverly Mantle and as Elliot Mantle "
" Date: 8/9/2020 Viewed: Blu-Ray Re-Watch Note: It's been a while since I have seen this movie and I did buy the Scream Factory Blu-Ray recently on Amazon Prime on sale. I also want to buy it before the Blu-Ray goes out of print in the near future (Shout Factory has been losing a lot of their titles lately). I watched the 2K transfer on the second disc because that is the preferred aspect ratio from David Cronenberg. Dead Ringers is still a fantastic movie and I put it at my #5 spot in my Top "
"Released on: 23 September 1988 "
"Dead Ringers (David Cronenberg, 1988) "