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Existenz Reviews

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September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B
August 7, 2008
It's a disturbing, disorienting sensation -- puzzles within puzzles, games within games -- that continues right up to the last shot.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 25, 2007
Experienced gamers should find much to savor through the films unique assessments on the nature of reality.
Full Review | Original Score: B
July 30, 2007
[Cronenberg is] a laughing existentialist here, a philosopher who sees the comedy in disorientation.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 26, 2006
Dark, delirious fun.
December 6, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4.5/5
December 6, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
July 2, 2004
Brave moviegoers and fans of writer-director David Cronenberg will find funny dialogue and grotesquely engrossing scenes in his latest sci-fi horror tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 23, 2003
Fans may find certain similarities between eXistenZ and Videodrome bothersome, but both films are the real thing.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
March 9, 2003
An evolution for the filmmaker that will reach maturity in the quiet, devastatingly economical eloquence of Spider.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 8, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
December 8, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 4.5/5
November 7, 2002
| Original Score: 3.5/5
June 23, 2002
a genuinely jolting yarn... Cronenberg eventually succeeds in making the audience feel as disoriented as Allegra...
April 3, 2002
The premise is solid, the script is clever and well-thought-out, and the movie is consistently engaging...
Read More | Original Score: B
March 4, 2002
A s-fi thriller that challenges us to ponder the propensity we all have for surrendering ourselves to cheap thrills as a substitute for the boredom of reality.
December 3, 2001
In the hands of anyone else, the notion of computer game terrorists would be ludicrous, and even Cronenberg fails to explain their motives, using the film instead to indulge in surreal exercises of dream logic.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 14, 2001
Jennifer Jason Leigh is an ideal Cronenberg heroine, projecting a personality that is smart, wary and capable of obsessiveness.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
What matters to Cronenberg is the imaginative trip on which his film takes its audience and the eerie feeling of unease it leaves with them at the end.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
It is a movie that exists in almost a dreamlike state, eminently watchable but too bizarre to really involve its audience personally. That is not a criticism, but only a statement.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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