Brandon Cronenberg’s ‘Possessor’

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  1. Colin

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    Caught the trailer a couple weeks back but totally forgot to post about it here. I'm extremely stoked for Possessor! Big fan of Antiviral, so can't wait to see Brandon Cronenberg's follow-up and it looks like it won't disappoint!
     
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    I have a few of his movies on my list to see. I read about this one a while ago and the premise seemed good so I will pass on watching the trailer.
     
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    So there's a "screener" copy of this floating around.

    There's so many deep layers of ideas going on that it seems like it would have worked better as a mini series than a single movie. It feels very much like a 90's David Cronenberg movie brought up to date and that's not a bad thing. I'm more a fan of his early, less ambitious work but if you're into his later stuff then you'll probably love this. I wanted more of some aspects of it and less of others, so it seemed a bit uneven... feels like there should be a director's cut with either 15 mins less or 20 mins more footage.

    Definitely very nicely shot though and very gory in just enough of the right places. I wish Argento had had a movie making son with this much talent. :)
     
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    Finally got to watching the trailer! I'd seen the poster pop up a few times on the web and it looked creepy. Funny you mention Argento as I thought of him while watching the trailer.

    I'll try and get a hold of a copy to watch soon as my interest has definitely increased now.
     
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    I noticed it was uploaded back in April.
    Had no idea it was leaked.

    Gonna give it a watch tonight.

    Glad Brandon have taken over the torch, after David got all pretentious, and stopped making horror.
     
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    I noticed it at the time but after reading a few reviews decided to skip it, having not spotted the director. It wasn't until last week when someone was telling me their top 2 movies of the year were this and Blood Machines that I went looking again after being so impressed with Blood Machines.

    The "screener" version has text over the image so it might be worth waiting a few weeks to see if a better version appears. Also in some of the reviews it mentioned explicit full frontal male nudity which I don't remember seeing at all, so maybe the screener version isn't complete (it definitely didn't seem cut for violence at least) or maybe I just blacked out that memory. :) Or maybe some of those fast edits of close up knife thrusts got some people confused, haha.
     
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    I'm visiting my Mom this week and there's an Alamo Drafthouse about 5 miles away playing this tomorrow, so I'll probably head out and check this out.
     
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    I'm interested in seeing this as well but the nearest theater that's playing it is nearly 100 miles away and I don't make long road trips to see movies anymore. Hopefully it will come to a closer theater in the near future.
     

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