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The Damned (La caduta degli dei) Reviews

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April 16, 2013
Even if somewhat remarkable in scope as a Nazi decadence pic, it's all so ponderous and repulsive."
Full Review | Original Score: B-
October 22, 2008
Imperfect and excessive -- and also essential.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
September 26, 2005
By boldly confronting the psycho-sexual depravity of the Nazi mindset, all the way through to is inevitable incestuous nature, Visconti creates a specific cinematic vernacular for viewing and discussing Hitler's manic ideology.
Full Review | Original Score: A
August 13, 2005
Visual remarkable, endlessly inventive critque of Hitler's Germany.
June 19, 2005
Lavishly mounted, Visconti's melodramatic spectacle draws parallels between the demise of a German rich and powerful clan and the rise of Hitler to power. One of the 1960s most popular and controversial international productions.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
July 21, 2004
The Damned is a lot of things - bilious and perverse are the two first adjectives that spring to mind - but one thing it is not is a film of half-measures.
Read More | Original Score: 71/100
June 27, 2004
Occassionally overflows with self-indulgence and didacticism, weakening an otherwise and often potent critique
Full Review | Original Score: 68/100
February 17, 2004
By the end of the opening sequence, the film has already indulged in pan-sexuality, corporate backstabbing, anti-reactionary suppression, pedophilia, and murder plots.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 29, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
May 20, 2003
A spectacle of such greedy passion, such uncompromising sensation, and such obscene shock that it makes you realize how small and safe and ordinary most movies are.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 9, 2004
the script feels like it's written by a graduate student doing a research paper on Mein Kampf
| Original Score: 2.5/5
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