21 Amazing Psychedelic Horror Films

Videodrome (1983)
Alamo Drafthouse

There was a time, children, when David Cronenberg existed solely to blow minds and introduce you to the New Flesh. His later films stick closer to the real world, but 1983's "Videodrome" took us on a reality-warping trip full of fetishism, media nihilism and body horror. The television screen itself becomes a portal into hallucination, mutation, madness and death.

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