Possessor: Uncut

critic Reviews

, 93% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Further refining his provocative vision, writer-director Brandon Cronenberg uses Possessor's potentially over-the-top premise as a delivery mechanism for stylishly disturbing thrills.
  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Chris Hewitt (UK)Empire Magazine
    Cronenberg by name, Cronenberg by nature.
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    Tara BradyIrish Times
    Bodily betrayals marry tech conspiracy theories in this unnerving second feature from Brandon Cronenberg.
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    K. Austin CollinsRolling Stone
    It's pure cinematic dysmorphia: to watch this movie carefully is to feel completely out of place, right alongside the people onscreen.
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    Adam NaymanThe Ringer
    Possessor's genuinely horrific, stroboscopic imagery suggests a filmmaker wrestling with a family legacy but also coming into his own.
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    Roxana HadadiPajiba
    That red butterfly captures the little bit of herself that Vos loses with every job as she becomes something else, and Possessor: Uncut makes you wonder: What the hell is she turning into?
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    David SimsThe Atlantic
    Cronenberg isn't just looking to provoke with blood and guts -- like all good dystopian fiction, Possessor offers disturbing and timely observations about the world we already live in.
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    Dolores QuintanaDolores Quintana
    The psychological terror evoked masterfully by Cronenberg, the cast, and the crew is unmatched. People call this a mindfuck as shorthand and indeed it is. Style, craft, technical prowess and sheer defiant will to create are on display here.
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  • , Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Eric MarchenRogers TV
    Possessor Uncut has its moments, but there's still a disconnect between body and mind.
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  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Jeff SneiderCollider
    The apple may not fall far from the tree, but Possessor finds Brandon Cronenberg fully in control and building his own independent legacy. I can't wait to see what he does next.
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  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Alix TurnerReady Steady Cut
    The second feature from writer/director Brandon Cronenberg looks at identity and purpose with colour, blood, terrific actors and more than enough tension.
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