Art: The Fly by Matt Ryan

Something that often gets overlooked about David Cronenberg’s The Fly also happens to be one of the best things about the classic—it’s a tragic love story. Seth and Veronica’s romance is heart-rending, a love that’s torn apart too soon by a monster. It’s a true classic, a film that that spins a monster story into a multi-layered body horror masterpiece with a love story pumping through its veins. And that’s what makes Matt Ryan’s take on the film so special, too, because his piece focuses on that very thing—love.

Grey Matter Art has partnered with Acme Archives to release this terrific poster for David Cronenberg’s The Fly, by Matt Ryan, this Wednesday, September 21, at 1pm EST.

24″ x 36″ SCREEN PRINT
REGULAR EDITION OF 175
VARIANT EDITION OF 100
(VARIANT EDITION features Glow-in-the-Dark inks, Metallic inks and spot gloss inks)
PRINTED BY VG KIDS
PRICE $60

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If you are ever attacked by a gorilla just sit back and relax while you enjoy the once in a life time feeling of your limbs being ripped off.

8 thoughts on “Art: The Fly by Matt Ryan

  1. Nice poster. I always liked Cronenberg’s the Fly, and I remember the romance there pretty good. It was not emphasised but it was an important part of Seth’s life, apart from his experiments. I also think this movie is one of the best horror movie remakes ever.

    1. You’re spot on about that. The romance doesn’t take front and center but it does have a huge impact on the story. And I totally agree with you, The Fly is easily one of the very best remakes out there!

  2. A terrific film, and you described it perfectly. The focus on the romance makes it heartbreaking and compelling.

    I thought the effects were pretty good, considering the year it was released?

    I could go on all day about Jeff Goldblum’s performance here. Time to see this again!

  3. So great! This is my all time favourite horror. And I agree part of the reason I love it IS because it’s such a tragic love story. Seth and Ronnie are both so likable too, it makes it worse! I also like how really, there’s no bad guy yet it’s still incredibly gross and scary.

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