Antichrist Reviews

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November 17, 2011
January 29, 2010
Of course, von Trier wants us to react, to be repulsed, shocked, offended. Mission accomplished.
December 2, 2009
Von Trier, never exactly an optimist, has never been this gloomy and pessimistic. Antichrist is the feel-bad movie of the year.
November 20, 2009
Antichrist is a unique form of cruel and unusual punishment: an unrelenting orgy of graphic sex, violence and cynicism that also manages to be wildly pretentious.
November 20, 2009
Antichrist is a boldly personal film, tossing all von Trier's ideas about faith, fear, and human nature into an unfettered phantasmagoria, full of repulsive visions and fierce scorn.
November 13, 2009
Self-loathing, mean, ugly and perfectly made, Antichrist is probably the best film ever that you'd recommend to absolutely no one.
June 25, 2019
It is frightening because it takes an unflinching look at the power and complexity of our emotional lives, a power so great that it might in fact destroy us.
June 6, 2019
Cinema in the purest sense, a kind of dark, sadomasochistic poetry that transcends words and easy descriptions. It may revel in its own chaos, but chaos has never been so profound.
May 7, 2019
The Danish madman dives deep and horrifically into the territory of theology, aiming his criticisms at the misogyny of religion and, in turn, society.
November 4, 2018
The film is for the most part a wry treatise on how a grieving couple strip away the ego and the rational for an increasingly fraught trip into confronting their primal fears.
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