David Cronenberg talks Evolution

David Cronenberg talks Evolution

David Cronenberg — a true master of cinema — sits down with Eric to discuss Evolution, a new exhibition of his work, career and films at TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto. In the interview, the creator of the “body horror” genre” discusses his early film inspirations; why he remained in Toronto while so many of his contemporaries like Ivan Reitman fled to Hollywood; contextualizing the 1970s; working with Rob Pattison on Cosmopolis and Maps to the Stars,…

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Napoleon conquers California

Napoleon conquers California

Unseen in North America in over three decades, Abel Gance’s 1927 multi-screen silent epic Napoleon (1927) was presented before a live orchestra at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, California. Eric sat down with film historian and restoration expert Kevin Brownlow to discuss the French director’s masterpiece. This report originally aired on France 24’s Culture Show on March 27, 2012. Napoleon conquers California from Eric Veillette on Vimeo.

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