Possessor ★★★★

Impressive, immersive, and fucked in a way that never pushes the viewer too far away. Reminded me more of Andrzej Żuławski than Cronenberg's father—severe, hysterical, and humorless. None of dad's dark, kitschy humor, and the practical viscera is bold, bright, and psychedelically deployed. Still, the obsession with body invasion, possession, mental disease wrought from technology—a chip off the old block. Can't think of many young filmmakers who work with such precision. Also love the direction Christopher Abbott has taken his career, working with extremist auteurs who want to shatter his beauty by emotionally and physically torturing his characters. Highly recommend if you enjoy films that scoop out your guts by the end.