Bodies in Hollywood, celestial bodies
Cronenberg reboots Bruce Wagner's Wild Palms without the the Sega CD aesthetic. His influence keeps Wagner's schizophrenic bursts of narrative in the background and what remains is minimal but surprisingly potent.
"A myth is born out of a knowledge that hides in a story (for, generally, mnemonic reasons) or a prank that makes us laugh, then terrorizes us and finally makes us cry. "
The Getty Mansion pool: William Holden floating dead in the opening…