In the creepy future of Antiviral, people pay to be infected with…

The conceit at the core of Brandon Cronenberg's surreal, indie film Antiviral is perfect for our celebrity-obsessed era. Instead of buying astronomically expensive DVD box sets or action figures, fans of the future pay to be injected with virus strains that have infected their favorite celebrities. This is a movie… » 4/12/13 5:57pm 4/12/13 5:57pm

The next big piece of Disney's Star Wars masterplan is confirmed. Plus …

Lost's Mr. Eko has some more Thor: The Dark World thoughts. At least one other Avenger is definitely going to be in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Brandon Cronenberg discusses his contagious satire Antiviral. Plus tons of Walking Dead hints! » 2/06/13 6:00am 2/06/13 6:00am

Would you pay to be infected with diseases from celebrities? The…

Here's the trailer for Antiviral, which was directed and written by David Cronenberg's son, Brandon. It's apparent that the body horror apple didn't fall far from the tree that screams when you nail a birdhouse to it. Starring Caleb Landry Jones (Banshee from X-Men First Class) and set in the near future, Antiviral » 8/09/12 9:05am 8/09/12 9:05am

The First Reactions to Man of Steel Footage. Plus a New Iron Man 3

Could The Avengers bring Justice League back from the dead? A Chronicle star will bully Chloe Moretz's new Carrie. A new video highlights the legendary Rick Baker's alien creations in Men in Black 3. Plus a new Doctor Who mini-episode! » 5/17/12 6:00am 5/17/12 6:00am

Breakthrough: A new drug that could cure everything from colds to HIV

Our most powerful antibiotics can kill many different kinds of bacterial infections at once, but we're still searching for a single all-purpose drug that kills viruses. We may have just discovered it. » 12/20/11 11:26am 12/20/11 11:26am

David Cronenberg's Son Directing a Twisted Story of Viral Contagion and…

Here's your first look at Antiviral, the directorial debut of David Cronenberg's son Brandon — with a totally mind-blowing and revolting premise. Twitch Film has this first image from the film, plus the first synopsis: » 12/07/11 3:41pm 12/07/11 3:41pm

The Shark Immunity Factor that Could Save Your Life

Scientists have known for some time that dogfish sharks, like the one pictured up top, naturally produce a broad-spectrum antibiotic called squalamine in their livers. Now, new research into the cellular function of squalamine reveals how it also confers a broad-spectrum antiviral benefit for the shark — one we humans… » 9/20/11 12:58pm 9/20/11 12:58pm