Movie for Saturday night: Videodrome
This is, supposedly, the first movie (1983) to use the idea of television waves as a means to control peeps – voodoo via VHS – and in the process, man becomes machine. I think the most recent movie of a similar nature is Ringu/The Ring. I like how the movie was put together – it certainly makes for cool conversation afterwards. Oh, and I really like how geeks were perceived in the early 1980’s (and without them, we wouldn’t be where we are!)
The tagline: First it controlled her mind, then it destroyed her body… Long live the new flesh!
I love the movie cover … his abs, his nose, the way he’s part of reality, his gaping hole …