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Guilty Of Romance Reviews

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Dan Schindel
Movie Mezzanine

Kagurazaka throws all of herself into her performance. It's the key to selling the outsized emotions and making the over-the-top brutality work to its intended effect.

Full Review Source: Movie Mezzanine

April 1, 2014
Kam Williams
Baret News

A cautionary morality play offering a new take on the world's oldest profession.

Full Review Source: Baret News | Original Score: 3/4

March 19, 2014
Miriam Bale
New York Times
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[A] sickening, lush mystery about two female corpses, each partly a severed human and partly a mannequin.

Full Review Source: New York Times

March 13, 2014
Diego Costa
Slant Magazine

Though it begins with the aesthetic and conceptual rigor of Blade Runner, it quickly veers toward the gratuitous outlandishness of a Bruce La Bruce film.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3/4

March 10, 2014
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: B

January 23, 2013
Michael Nordine
Slant Magazine

As bizarrely moralist as it is transgressive.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine

January 16, 2013
Mark Stafford
Electric Sheep

It's a film I primarily watched with my jaw in my lap wondering what the hell I was going to witness next.

Full Review Source: Electric Sheep

September 30, 2011
Anton Bitel
Film4

Sono uses seemingly incompatible materials to construct a patchwork film as grotesquely hybrid as the corpses at its centre. It may be overlong and not a little bloated, but its sleaze both conceals and embodies moments of great sublimity.

Full Review Source: Film4

September 28, 2011

Empire Magazine

More of a conversational set piece than anything else, it's more for people interested in the role of female sexuality in Japanese culture than your average moviegoer.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

September 26, 2011
Philip Kemp
Total Film

Filmed in garish colours like an explosion in a paint factory, it's more style than content, but diverting all the same.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 3/5

September 21, 2011
Thomas Caldwell
Cinema Autopsy

Sono's wicked sense of humour still runs throughout Guilty of Romance, but there are also literary references to Franz Kafka's The Castle, a murder that would not have been out of place in Se7en and a whole lot of sex.

Full Review Source: Cinema Autopsy | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 13, 2011
Pete Vonder Haar
Village Voice
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Mostly, Guilty of Romance seems content allowing characters to verbally abuse each other before eventually reaching the inevitable conclusion that life is a burden and all love is illusory.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

March 11, 2014
Derek Malcolm
This is London

The whole is about one-quarter as good as Bunuel's Belle de Jour, which its plot vaguely resembles.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 2/5

September 30, 2011
Allan Hunter
Daily Express

A stylish but fatally unfocused piece.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 2/5

September 30, 2011
Xan Brooks
Guardian

One gets the sense the director has become so enamoured the details that he's lost sight of the destination..

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 2/5

September 29, 2011
Simon Miraudo
Quickflix

I'm starting to get the impression that Sion Sono is just really good at dressing up nonsense. An indisputably talented filmmaker and gut-churner, he knows how to make the audience putty in his hands. But to what end?

Full Review Source: Quickflix | Original Score: 2/5

August 17, 2011
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