Into Eternity Reviews

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Tom Long
Detroit News
June 17, 2011
Into Eternity is a documentary that may look like a science fiction movie, but it ends up more of a horror film.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
May 27, 2011
Madsen, whose symmetrical compositions and slo-mo shots of uniformed workers have a quality of Kubrickian sci-fi, frames the film as a message to the future.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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David Lewis
San Francisco Chronicle
May 26, 2011
In a deceptively low-key manner, Danish filmmaker Michael Madsen has beautifully crafted one of the most provocative movies of the year.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
April 8, 2011
Directed by Danish filmmaker Michael Madsen with grace and deep curiosity, "Into Eternity" is better than timely.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
February 7, 2011
Into Eternity provides few solutions regarding the estimated 200,000 to 300,000 tons of N-waste lying around the world, but it does alert us to potentially devastating consequences. Will we heed the warning?
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
February 4, 2011
More like a troubling dream, or outtakes from an abandoned David Lynch project, than a conventional documentary.
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A.O. Scott
New York Times
February 3, 2011
While nothing said in his film undercuts this worry, the way the movie and the people in it express their concern gives it a feeling of sublimity unusual in most environmentalist documentaries.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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Scott Tobias
AV Club
February 3, 2011
Approaches the Onkalo problem with one part curiosity to two parts dubiousness, reflected in a hyper-aestheticized style that feels equally influenced by Errol Morris, Sigur Rós, and creepy science-fiction movies.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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J. Hoberman
Village Voice
February 1, 2011
Defamiliarizing the snowy Nordic landscape, this delicately lurid documentary has a somber beauty. It is meant to boggle the mind and inspire awe-and it does.
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Tom Huddleston
Time Out
November 10, 2010
The moral and scientific implications of the project are deftly sketched and engaging.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5