Movie review: Cronenberg’s son continues heritage of film freakdom with ‘Infinity Pool’

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Infinity pools are built as optical illusions, where water seemingly has no boundary, slipping into nothingness, bleeding into the horizon. There could be no better title for Brandon Cronenberg’s latest identity crisis-as-body horror film, “Infinity Pool,” which arrives hot on the heels of 2020’s “Possessor.” Set at a high-end all-inclusive resort in the fictional country of Li Tolqa (it was shot on location in Croatia and Hungary), “Infinity Pool” is larger in scope than its predecessor, the narrative grander, sharper, funnier and more wickedly perverse. This is Cronenberg’s “Eyes Wide Shut” …

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