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

Satirical short film turns smartphone addiction into body horror

Yale loves his smartphone for the same reason he loves sex: it makes him feel connected and provides him with constant validation. But in Todd Strauss-Schulson's NSFW short film Valibation, Yale gets a little closer to his smartphone than he would like—and he's going to have to re-learn how to be alone. » 3/02/13 9:00am 3/02/13 9:00am

It's amazing what you can accomplish drawing a few eyeballs on your face

Using only acrylic paint and her own demented sense of whimsy, Japanese artist Chooo-San transforms herself into an entity that escaped from either the Mos Eisley cantina or H.P. Lovecraft's mental monster manual. Here's a selection of her DIY body horror, which she discovered her penchant for after doodling on her… » 6/25/12 1:15pm 6/25/12 1:15pm

This is the most gorgeous body horror you'll ever watch

When your mind turns to body horror, you generally think of tentacles and geysers of bloods, not garlands and bursts of twinkling confetti. But indeed, that is what precipitates in director Andrew Thomas Huang's experimental fantasy film Solipsist. Human flesh evolves into living dreamcatchers and eddies of colored… » 3/07/12 8:20am 3/07/12 8:20am