Possessor

While one of the better examinations of fractured identity is actually the uber-meta fantasy, Being John Malkovich, you can now throw sci fi horror hybrid Possessor into the mix too. Tasya Vos (Andrea Risebrough) is an assassin in the style of Cold War era “brain warfare.” But this goes above and beyond MK-Ultra behavior modsContinue reading “Possessor”

Ex Machina

A weird, extended cyber version of Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, Ex Machina features a “romance” between a sentient and a non-sentient that’s more compelling than 1,000 rom-coms. In this, the vision of Alex Garland, writer of the exemplary neo-zombie effort, 28 Days Later, programmer Caleb — a kind of James Damore type — alsoContinue reading “Ex Machina”