Michael Ironside's Darryl Revok has frightening powers
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Thanks to MikeScanners' most famous scene used a plaster dummy and goats for the exploding head... A shotgun was used to shoot at the dummy's head causing the now famous head explosion.
Rewind Archive"My films are not the children of nightmares or daydreams. They come from the philosophical discourses I have with myself," explained Cronenberg.
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Rewind ArchiveWilliam S. Burroughs' novel "Naked Lunch" contains a chapter concerning "Senders," a hostile organization of telepaths bent on world domination, a clear literary inspiration for this film.
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Rewind ArchiveThe death of the first scanner (Victor Del Grande) was filmed in two different ways: the theatrical release has Revok (Michael Ironside) causing his head to explode; an alternative take, featured in television versions, shows him dying of a grotesque heart attack instead...