The Pervert's Guide To Ideology Reviews

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe
November 14, 2013
Who says intellectual head-trips don't deserve sequels?
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times
November 1, 2013
He speaks the truth much of the time, yet all the whipping back of the curtain ends up covering up other realities about movies and life.
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Kyle Smith
New York Post
November 1, 2013
Noam Chomsky has denounced Zizek's theories as nonsensical, and of course they are. But they're frequently engaging, entertaining and stimulating.
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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
October 31, 2013
Though [Zizek's] lecture exceeds two hours, he and director Sophie Fiennes incorporate enough deadpan comedy and clips from famous films to sustain the rhetoric.
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Zachary Wigon
Village Voice
October 29, 2013
In essence, the film is a lecture, but Zizek's associative thinking and understanding of the applicability of psychoanalysis makes it a lecture like no other.
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Guy Lodge
Time Out
October 1, 2013
It's exhilarating, even exhausting stuff, though Fiennes lightens the weight of iek's dense discourse with a welcome scattering of sight gags.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5