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A Dangerous Method

Secrets: the Untold Story of Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

While David Cronenberg's A Dangerous Method concentrates on Jung's relationship with Sabina Spielrein, Ken Wydro's Secrets, introduces a later patient/lover, Toni Wolff.

Cosmopolis on DVD & On-Screen, Tonight @ Museum of The Moving Image

Michael Vazquez | Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

As part of their "Best of 2012" series, the good folks at MOMI are screening David Cronenberg's film adaptation of the great Don Delilo's 2000 novel, Cosmopolis. Both are worth your time. Note to purists: skip this review, the film, and read the book first.

A Conversation With Legendary Director David Cronenberg

Steven Shehori | Posted 10.23.2012 | Entertainment
Steven Shehori

David Cronenberg's latest film is Cosmopolis, starring Robert Pattinson and Paul Giamatti: a cautionary tale of 21st-century capitalism, excess, violence, and spiritual lethargy.

The Day I Finally Understood David Cronenberg

Andrew Fish | Posted 08.12.2012 | Entertainment
Andrew Fish

However much I'd thought it would be neat to delve into mysticism and spirituality with David Cronenberg, it was just as enlightening to hear how he lives without them.

Missing From the Domination Fest: Men

Rick Newman | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home
Rick Newman

Today's man has barely earned the right to massage his partner's feet when she gets home from her 12-hour workday at the investment bank or the ER or the particle accelerator.

OFF HOLLYWOOD: The Five Best Indie Films To See This Month

Leonard Maltin | Posted 06.06.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

The cinematic pickings remain relatively slim this spring, but there are always isolated bright spots here and there. Any month when I can spotlight w...

Doomsday Cinema, Part 2: Oscar-Nom The Turin Horse, Final Week in New York (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 04.22.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

If the end of the world or your final film? is when you say what you really mean, perhaps with The Turin Horse, Béla Tarr is giving the last laugh to the Gypsies of his state-seized debut film (shot at age 16) and delivering a stone-cold classic.

PHOTOS: Spray Tan Snafu?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 02.03.2012 | Style

Keira Knightley looked lovely on Tuesday at the premiere of her new film, "A Dangerous Method." Walking the red carpet in London, Knightley wore an un...

Michael Fassbender: Viggo Mortensen Sits In A Corner Naked, Eating A Banana

Posted 03.20.2012 | Entertainment

He may play Freud, but it sounds like Viggo Mortensen could use some psychoanalysis of his own. Or, at least according to Michael Fassbender. After...

Nicki Gostin

Viggo Mortensen Talks 'A Dangerous Method'

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicki Gostin | Posted 01.12.2012 | Celebrity

When you think of Sigmund Freud, you immediately think of hunky actor Viggo Mortensen, right? Well, that's whom director David Cronenberg wanted for h...

Nicki Gostin

Keira Knightley Talks Hysteria In 'A Dangerous Method'

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicki Gostin | Posted 01.11.2012 | Entertainment

Keira Knightley has tackled some tough parts before, but nothing like her role in David Cronenberg's "A Dangerous Method." The story goes somethin...

David Cronenberg's Movies WIll Be A Giant Augmented Reality Game

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 01.06.2012 | Home

David Cronenberg's movies will be transformed into an augmented reality game, according to Cinema Blend. The Toronto International Film Festival is...

5 Health-Themed Movies Of 2011

Posted 12.29.2011 | Healthy Living

Some of the biggest, most-raved about films that came out this year have been about, or were shaped by, a health issue or theme. Some have dealt wi...

Keira Knightley Talks Sexual Exploration

Posted 02.14.2012 | Entertainment

Yes, that is Keira Knightley. And yes, that's Viggo Mortensen. The Oscar-nominated actors go early 20th century in "A Dangerous Method," fully inha...

Analyzing 'A Dangerous Method'

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 02.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

I am no apologist for either Sigmund Freud or Carl Jung but "A Dangerous Method" was a petty, if not perverse, rendition of a profound moment in the intellectual and social history of the Western world.

Leonard Maltin's Top Five Indie Film Recommendations

Leonard Maltin | Posted 01.31.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

It takes the better part of a year to survive the continuous stream of mediocre movies (and worse) so we can finally get to "the good stuff." Now that we have a bounty of first-rate movies to choose from, we have to insulate ourselves from the awards-season hype that touts good films as great and fine performances as brilliant. Seasoned moviegoers—and critics—have their work cut out for them.

Movie review: A Dangerous Method

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.25.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

David Cronenberg's A Dangerous Method is about the talking cure - specifically, the kind of talk therapy pioneered by Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung at t...

'A Dangerous Method': Should We Care If She Was His Mistress?

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 01.24.2012 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

In spite of all of her accomplishments, Sabrina Spielrein will now mostly known as the patient who slept with Carl Jung.

Interview With Michael Fassbender, Thinking Man's Star

Erica Abeel | Posted 01.23.2012 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

While hugely charismatic, Fassbender does not trade on personality, presenting an Everyman who resonates with the public and stays recognizable from film to film. Think George Clooney and Tom Hanks.

Gazelle Emami

David Cronenberg And Michael Fassbender On The Film Originally Meant For Julia Roberts

HuffingtonPost.com | Gazelle Emami | Posted 11.24.2011 | Home

"A Dangerous Method" has been in the works for 14 years. But the film, directed by David Cronenberg and starring Michael Fassbender, began as somethin...

A Dangerous Method: Interview With Director David Cronenberg

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.22.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Given that the brain can be the sexiest organ, you can think of David Cronenberg's A Dangerous Method as a love triangle with a twist: the players are Carl Jung, Sigmund Freud and their patient.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Christopher Hampton on A Dangerous Method

Dan Persons | Posted 01.21.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

A Most Dangerous Method spins off the actual relationship between Carl Jung (Michael Fassbender), one of the founders of modern psychoanalysis, and his mistress (Keira Knightley).

Michael Fassbender's New BFF

Posted 12.11.2011 | Entertainment

Every director has their favorite: For Scorsese it was De Niro (and is now DiCaprio), for Spielberg it's Tom Hanks and now, with their third collabora...

A Dangerous Method Is an Action Movie for Grownups

Erica Abeel | Posted 12.09.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

In A Dangerous Method, David Cronenberg has fashioned the thinking person's action movie. Instead of cars exploding and weapons blasting, great minds duel over the forces driving human behavior during the period that saw the burgeoning of psychoanalysis.

Toronto Diary: Keira, Viggo and Newcomer Dee Rees

Erica Abeel | Posted 11.13.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Attending a film festival is not ALL about sleep deprivation, caffeine, standing on endless lines in germ-y spaces, and brainstorming to avoid cliches in reviews. There's also a raft of parties clamoring for my presence.