Cineverm – A Film Podcast


Crimes of the Future (2022) – Film Review – Ep. 58
Anthony's Rating: 7
David's Rating: 8
Helen's Rating: 5.5
Cineverm Rating: 7

This week we have our first trio review! We speak on Cronenberg’s return to body horror with Crimes of the Future! Did Anthony hate it? Did Helen laugh at it?!? Is David officially a Cronenbaby?!?!? 

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Synopsis for Crimes of the Future

As the human species adapts to a synthetic environment, the body undergoes new transformations and mutations. With his partner Caprice (Léa Seydoux), Saul Tenser (Viggo Mortensen), celebrity performance artist, publicly showcases the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde performances. Timlin (Kristen Stewart), an investigator from the National Organ Registry, obsessively tracks their movements, which is when a mysterious group is revealed… Their mission — to use Saul’s notoriety to shed light on the next phase of human evolution.

Podcast Excerpt

Anthony: So, initial impressions. I guess I’ll start first then I’ll pass it to David, and then we’ll have Helen give her impressions because I kind of know a little bit about her takes, and I think I’m more in the middle…well, I don’t know. My initial takes of this movie: I liked it way more than I thought I was going to like it because I liked Videodrome but it felt very cold and distant and unsatisfying in an emotional way, but the themes were ingenious, and I think in this film…