Secret Weapons
November 11, 2012 11:40 PM   Subscribe

Secret Weapons. "David Cronenberg's seldom seen 1972 made-for-TV movie, 'Secret Weapons'. It is six years into a future American civil war. A man has created a drug that enhances fighting skills. But will he give it to the theocratic government, or the rebels?" [Via]
posted by homunculus (4 comments total) 30 users marked this as a favorite

That was like watching a prequel to an entire career of a film maker.Not very good but very telling of what is to come.
posted by gideonswann at 5:00 AM on November 12, 2012 [2 favorites]

"But will he give it to the theocratic government, or the rebels?"

Considering that one of the choices is "theocratic government," you can guess where this is going.
posted by Yakuman at 9:29 AM on November 12, 2012

I still want Shivers to get a better dvd or bluray release. Heck, it's actually one movie i think if he remade it would be even better. It's still good, but he's learned better skills since then.
posted by usagizero at 5:34 PM on November 12, 2012

Good idea. It's creepy enough, and the plot isn't all that shopworn. This version is boring, except for the artificial tension engendered by the music.
posted by mule98J at 10:04 AM on November 13, 2012

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