The First Cut! On-Air Film Review of ‘Crimes of the Future’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Dan Baker on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on June 2nd, reviewing “Crimes of the Future,” a return to horror sci-fi from genre director David Cronenberg. In theaters beginning June 3rd.

Viggo Mortensen is Saul, part of a performance artist team with Caprice (Léa Seydoux). In the future, feeling the pain sense has been eliminated and there are those with Accelerated Evolution Syndrome that can actually grow new organs … which Caprice removes from Saul as part of their act. This cutting has replaced sex as the ultimate feeling, and there is actually a National Organ Registry, run in part by Timlin (Kristen Stewart), to monitor new developments. The performance duo looks to their ultimate show … the autopsy of newly evolved-but-deceased eight year old boy.

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Crimes of the Future
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Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com reviewed “Crimes of the Future” during the Morning Mess with Dan Baker on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, June 2nd, 2022 …

”Crimes of the Future” opens in theaters on June 3rd. Featuring Viggo Mortensen, Léa Seydoux, Kristen Stewart, Don McKellar and Tanaya Beatty. Written and directed by David Cronenberg. Rated “R”

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2022 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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