Borgman Reviews

July 17, 2014
What Marina sees in Borgman is one of the countless implausibilities that make the film more annoying than disturbing.
July 11, 2014
The black humour and perversity can occasionally startle, but the film takes far too much sadistic delight in punishing these entitled dopes.
June 19, 2014
"Borgman" might sound compelling in the abstract. But if you want to enjoy it and stay engaged by it for more than 10 minutes, you'll have to talk yourself into it.
June 6, 2014
The Dutch oddity "Borgman" is sometimes playful, sometimes invigorating, but mysterious to a fault.
June 2, 2014
An art-house con destined to make viewers who've ever used the term "mindf---" as praise rack their brains trying to come up with alternate readings for a film that invites many but convincingly offers none.
September 20, 2013
...astonishingly infuriating for much of its absurdly overlong running time.
June 14, 2013
How do you solve a problem like Borgman? A puzzle movie from the Netherlands with seemingly no key, it frustrates and intrigues in equal measure. Well, maybe not equal measure. Much more of the first thing.
May 19, 2013
There's the frustrating sense of ideas bubbling too low beneath the surface, of mordant jokes serving as an end rather than a means.