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Eros Reviews

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Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
May 11, 2005
At least the editor had the good sense to place Antonioni's film at the end, allowing you to walk out without having to see a cinematic great in pathetic decline
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
April 28, 2005
Eros comes nowhere near meeting the challenge of its title when compared to the increasingly lewd standards of our current cinema.
James Rocchi
Netflix
April 25, 2005
Three master filmmakers craft short films about desire that leave a lot to be desired.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
April 14, 2005
There's one good movie in here, sure. But unfortunately, it's over after the first 43 minutes.
| Original Score: 2/4
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Rex Reed
New York Observer
April 14, 2005
A triptych only a film festival could love.
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor
April 14, 2005
Three short movies with sexual themes by filmmakers of extraordinary interest.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
April 12, 2005
Despite its title, "Eros" is decidedly unerotic. This triptych of shorts by three of the world's most interesting directors demonstrates again that anthology films don't work
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
April 11, 2005
It's really interesting stuff.
Peter Sobczynski
eFilmCritic.com
April 11, 2005
A worthwhile experience that will stick in the mind for a long time after the screening has ended.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Annlee Ellingson
FilmStew.com
April 10, 2005
Ironically, in the case of Antonioni's contribution, never has nudity been so gratuitous nor sex so boring.
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette
April 9, 2005
This is an experiment by three of the great masters of cinema, proving yet again that geniuses can screw up from time to time.
| Original Score: 1.5/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
SPLICEDWire
April 9, 2005
After all, it was Antonioni who inspired Wong and Soderbergh to make this film in the first place.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
April 8, 2005
A haunting collection of notes that can't -- and maybe shouldn't -- be tied together.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
April 8, 2005
A collection of bagatelles that, with one exception, fails to live up to its promise.
April 8, 2005
Wong's bittersweet segment alone makes it worth watching.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
April 8, 2005
The three films are watchable but resolutely minor works, though each has something to recommend it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune
April 8, 2005
The gem is Wong Kar-wai's The Hand, one of his sultry, pensive sonatas of stylized nostalgia.
Timothy Knight
Reel.com
April 8, 2005
In comparison to the Kar-Wai and Soderbergh segments, The Dangerous Thread of Things is a languorous bore that provides an unsatisfying coda to Eros.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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John Hartl
Seattle Times
April 8, 2005
All the stories deal with sex, all three segments tend to photograph their leading actors unflatteringly and all three reveal prominent writer-directors at low ebb.
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
April 8, 2005
A flaccidly pretentious and snooze-inducing trilogy of allegedly racy tales.
| Original Score: 1/4
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