Enter the Void (Soudain le vide) Reviews

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January 1, 2011
In visual terms, it's a whiz-bang marvel of swooping and soaring camera work and psychedelic imagery, lit by the gaudy fluorescence of Tokyo's seamier nightclubs.
December 31, 2010
If you yourself are stoked for a lurid, oversexed, stupid-with-Freud Midnight Movie extravaganza -- a trip to El Topo via Mulholland Drive -- there are worse ways to spend 2 1/2 hours.
December 8, 2010
"I hated that" will be a common refrain among people leaving showings of Enter the Void. Don't be surprised, though, if you find yourself still thinking about the movie the next day.
November 12, 2010
[It's] certainly an immersive experience that's decidedly difficult to shake. The problem is that it's also the most excruciating sit in recent cinematic memory.
November 11, 2010
As chowderheaded as some of its underlying pretensions are, the movie's still an astonishing work of cinema, alternately brilliant and disgusting, naïve and inspired, tedious and sublime.
November 5, 2010
Hallucinogenic, dazzling, depressing, daring and not entirely successful, "Enter the Void" is obviously out to blow some minds.
November 5, 2018
Successfully exceeding the aesthetic benchmarks set in [Gaspar Noé's] previous work, whilst at the same time unapologetically continuing to penetrate and explore the deepest, darkest impulses and desires humanity has to offer.
August 24, 2018
Enter The Void is ridiculous, funny, shocking and crazy - but it's also utterly seductive.
May 18, 2018
This is not necessarily a film to love or hate though.
October 7, 2015
Mr. Noé's juxtaposition of lofty religious philosophy with self-serious confrontations of taboos reeks of pretension.
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