Director: Brandon Cronenberg
Year Released: 2012
In some moronic future, people supposedly clamor to get injections with viruses from their favorite celebrities and wait in line to eat meats developed from those celebrities' DNA (or something) - working for one of these injection companies is a nondescript non-entity (Caleb Landry Jones), who has been shooting up the bugs infecting actress/celebrity Hannah Geist (Sarah Gadon). Not only does this stretch plausibility past its breaking point - exactly how many people would want, say, Angelina Jolie's STDs (granted she has any) pumped into their bodies or eat cube steak made from Brad Pitt's muscle tissue? - this also fails to develop not only its 'lead' automaton as an actual human being (he's just shown shivering or bleeding, with dialogue and character development at a minimum) but also forgets to develop the 'celebrity figures' as fascinating figures worthy of what could be considered a futuristic kind of cannibalism (aside from an animated GIF of Gadon's superceleb, she looks like yet another pretty face). Cronenberg - David's son - needed to grab a primer on human psychology (not to mention a screenwriting book on how not to turn a movie's third act into a series of run-on scenes) instead of re-watching eXistenZ a dozen times.