As soon as Possessor hits the screen, it creates an elaborate and sleek futuristic world that fans of William Gibson’s Neuromancer will feel right at home in. The film follows Tasya Vos, a corporate cyber assassin who, through use of kidnap, and forced installation of invasive brain-control technology, uses a machine to possess people. While the specifics of exactly how this is done are kept under wraps, this only adds to the gritty and botched feel of the world created in Brandon Cronenberg’s hit.
Once she has possessed her target, Tasya assassinates someone close to the host of the body she has control of.
Using this method of corporate assassination, her employers manage to get ahead in the business world.
Like a real-life…