Film Series: The Fly

1986. USA. Dir: David Cronenberg. With Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis. 96 min.

A teleportation experiment goes horribly wrong when a handsome scientist accidentally fuses his DNA with that of a house fly. Cronenberg riffs on “Beauty and the Beast” via his own signature brand of gruesome horror and top-notch makeup effects. What results is a deeply moving drama with profound reflections on the frailty of human life and acidic mucous vomit.

Tonight. 8pm. Goldsmith Family Cinema. $5.

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