Possessor: Uncut Reviews

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December 2, 2020
Possessor is a nasty, surreal, sci-fi horror movie that is going to linger with you long after it's over. And I mean nasty in the best possible way.
December 1, 2020
Possessor's visceral violence and vibrant body horror create so great and unsettling a visual impact that its echoes will continue long after the screen goes dark.
December 1, 2020
An entertaining techno thriller... led by actors whose mere presence does the leg work whenever Cronenberg's script falters.
November 30, 2020
Possessor feels both fresh and tense and full of surprising twists and turns. It successfully explores our experiences with modern anxieties and how we deal with them.
November 30, 2020
Bold, striking, brimming with breathtakingly original ideas and filled with deeply shocking violence, it's one of the best films of the year.
November 30, 2020
An uneasy and messy union of genre and arthouse, Possessor disturbs, thrills and eludes us in equal measure.
November 30, 2020
[W]hile it doesn't quite match the potential of its incendiary premise, Possessor remains a dazzlingly original and unsettling watch, with Riseborough and Abbott on remarkable, tortured form.
November 30, 2020
A tale of cyber-surveillance and physical transference that taps into timely fears while also addressing age-old issues of identity, alienation and being an impostor in your own life.
November 29, 2020
The sci-fi concept that allows the plot to function is thin, but the strange goings-on kept me intrigued.
November 29, 2020
It's a tough watch, but also brilliantly unsettling in its depiction of Vos's breakdown and the questions it asks about the malleability of human identity.
November 28, 2020
A film that will be devoured by film buffs for years.
November 28, 2020
The blood flows freely, gushing out in rivers and fountains that look as real as any normal person could stand. Some might find these visuals as fascinating as they are shocking. Others might simply find them repulsive - a perfectly reasonable reaction.
November 27, 2020
A smart, slick thriller with the tone of an oppressive, psychedelic nightmare.
November 26, 2020
we are invited not just to locate our own vicarious thrills in all [protagonist Tasya's] deeply transgressive acts, but also to ask what, in adopting and exploiting these identities, Tasya, and we with her, might be losing.
November 26, 2020
Viscerally channels a sense of dissatisfaction, numbness, despair and feeling like an intruder in your own life with impressive effects, striking visuals and disturbing violence.
November 26, 2020
Possessor is, above all, an ultra-violent sci-fi-horror freak-out that will probably have you hiding your face in your hands. (That's what I did.)
November 26, 2020
Steeped in big ideas and gallons of artificial haemoglobin, Possessor is a messy cinematic journey that leaves some of the dot-connecting to you.
November 26, 2020
This is the work of a cool, meticulous imagination equipped with a formidable technical skill-set.
November 26, 2020
[T]ransforming it into a bleak critique both of big data and it's ability to control people, but also of the kind of corporate and technocratic mindset that sees the shedding of one's humanity as an evolutionary step forward.
November 25, 2020
Will worm its way into your brain and good luck getting it out
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