For anyone lucky enough to have caught Antiviral at this year’s London Film Festival, you will know that the film marked a stunning debut in the world of film for director Brandon Cronenberg, son of genre fave David.

Well, the good news is that a bigger audience should hopefully be able to revel in Antiviral’s body-horror weirdness, with the flick set for a limited cinema release on February 8, before a DVD release on February 11.

Set in the near future, when ordinary folk will go to ever-more extreme lengths to feel akin to their favourite celebrities, the film is an insightful, thought-provoking and chilling offering featuring a stunning turn from Caleb Landry Jones

Check out our review below to see just why we’ll be checking this one out again in February.

About The Author

Simon Fitzjohn

Simon is a journalism tutor in London, who also just happens to be a movie fanatic, with a craving for the darker side of cinema. He has written two books, one on the horror films of director Bob Clark (2014) and the other on the history of the character Norman Bates (2015). His third book, on the work of British exploitation director Pete Walker, is due in 2017.