Dr. Paul Ruth
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"Rated: R Why it’s rated: Scanners scanning people, and exploding heads! They blew up, really good!"
" 10 Seconds: The Pain Begins. 15 Seconds: You Can't Breathe. 20 Seconds: You Explode. There are 4 billion people on earth. 237 are Scanners. They have the most terrifying powers ever created... and they are winning. Their thoughts can kill! Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination. Scanners have great psychic power, strong enough to control minds; they can inflict enormous pain and damage on their victims."
" "All right. We're gonna do this the scanner way. I'm gonna suck your brain dry! Everything you are is gonna become me. You're gonna be with me Cameron, no matter what. After all, brothers should be close, don't you think?" Written by David Cronenberg Music by Howard Shore Cinematography by Mark Irwin Editing by Ronald Sanders"
" "All right. We're gonna do this the scanner way. I'm gonna suck your brain dry! Everything you are is gonna become me. You're gonna be with me Cameron, no matter what. After all, brothers should be close, don't you think?" Directed by David Cronenberg Written by David Cronenberg Music by Howard Shore Cinematography by Mark Irwin Editing by Ronald Sanders"
"72) Ka blooowy! "
"Also nominated Best Horror or Thriller Film "
“David Cronenberg and a vast majority of his films are fascinating and unlike any seen before. As said before, he was/is a pioneer of body horror, but on top of being disturbing and making one feel intentionally uncomfortable the best of his work (the likes of 'Dead Ringers' and 'The Fly') entertain and stir emotion. They are very well made and more often than that boast great performances, with great music scores (mostly Howard Shore) and tackle daring themes in a way that is so unmistakably Cronenberg.
'Scanners' is an early film of Cronenberg. For me, it is not one of his very best or one of my top favourites of his, other films of his were more refined technically somewhat (a few innovative even, like 'Dead Ringers with the split screen) and tackled their themes deeper. It is ” read more
" Director: David Cronenberg His 12th movie My 12th movie watched from the director I came into this thinking there would be a lot more heads exploding, sadly only one. Cronenberg had such a distinctive style, this is another nice reminder. The final "battle" is something is a rare gem and so very weird. Added to Lists: Top Ten Films - David Cronenberg __________ Location: Montreal, Canada"
" First Viewing Viewing Date: October 9th Via: Blu-ray Plot: A scientist trains a man with an advanced telepathic ability called "scanning", to stop a dangerous Scanner with extraordinary psychic powers from waging war against non-Scanners. Rating: 7.7/10"
" Directed by: David Cronenberg Produced by: Claude Heroux Written by: David Cronenberg Cinematography: Mark Irwin Edited by: Ronald Sanders Music by: Howard Shore Released by: AVCO Embassy Films"