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Demonlover Reviews

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November 19, 2013
At once illness and antidote, wound and knife, chilling and fascinating-in short, demonic and loving-demonlover is a beautiful and disturbing contemporary filmic object, concentrating within itself most of Assayas's obsessions
February 8, 2010
A stupendously intelligent assault on globalism, e-commerce, the media, [and] corporate culture.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
March 2, 2008
Delving into confusion and messing with genre expectations, as well as making some serious points about contemporary morality, this is thought-provoking film. Though not exactly an entirely successful one.
March 2, 2008
It's gripping and provocative, making effective use of actor Charles Berling and the music of Sonic Youth.
August 14, 2007
A potent film.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
May 28, 2007
Over and over, people hold solemn, antagonistic meetings over who'll get the rights to make computer-generated sleaze.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 14, 2004
A bleak cyber-thriller that bids you to see through the glossy images on the screen's surface.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
May 11, 2004
Exhilaratingly original.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 1, 2004
This global thriller seriously plays with your head ... refusing to resolve itself into something clear-cut. But the approach is assured and intelligent.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
December 7, 2003
By far one of the most interesting and thoughtful pieces of cinema to savage American cinema screens in ages, and certainly the only incoming French mind-warper with a soundtrack by Sonic Youth.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
November 20, 2003
A stark, unsettling movie, one that grows darker and stranger with every little twist in the plot.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 24, 2003
demonlover wasn't made to be "liked" in the conventional sense.
October 10, 2003
Many sequences are more about color or energy than conveying any specific information, but the mood the film sets subtly emphasizes the questions it asks about world trade, personal responsibility and corporate greed.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
October 8, 2003
...perhaps the best cinematic adaptation of a William Gibson novel never written.
October 3, 2003
All about modern disconnect -- hardly an original subject -- but the film gets style points, and in-your-face points.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
October 3, 2003
I enjoyed it tremendously even as I questioned the sanity of everyone involved.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
October 2, 2003
... a brilliant, stunning piece of work, perhaps not Assayas' best, but certainly his most fearless and impassioned.
Full Review | Original Score: A
October 2, 2003
For an hour or so, Demonlover is an entrancingly devious soap opera of executive decadence.
Full Review | Original Score: B
October 2, 2003
A multilayered meditation on the fast-blurring lines between fantasy and reality, and the seductive troika of money, power and sex.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 26, 2003
Expect demonlover to become a midnight-movie staple in the coming years. And expect shards of it to roil your dreams for weeks.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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