Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo Reviews

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May 25, 2019
Beyond being tiresome, Intermezzo is just plain ugly, with seemingly little care given to the image - odd, perhaps, given that the film is so clearly and confrontationally about its own director's gaze.
May 24, 2019
In practice, however, the film is a slog of epic proportions, its trancelike repetitiveness threatening to destroy this critic's fragile grasp on time itself, ushering me into a new plane of star-child boredom.
May 24, 2019
Kechiche devotes about 60% of its runtime to extreme close-ups of jiggling female derrieres. And while that horrifyingly unexaggerated statistic may sound like a bit of a red flag to begin with, it only gets worse...
May 24, 2019
[A] terminally indulgent macho doodle posing as a movie.
May 24, 2019
A dismaying creative dead end from an abundantly gifted filmmaker, the new film escalates its predecessor's cheeky protest to a form of acute auteur trolling.
June 12, 2019
Despite some stimulating scenes, Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo becomes as tedious as ... well, like spending three hours on a nightclub saturated with electronic music, listening to futile conversations about the war of the sexes. [Full Review in Spanish]
June 4, 2019
Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo will surely go down as a footnote as one of the worst films to ever play in competition at Cannes. The movie actually makes cinema worse by its very existence.
May 29, 2019
A fundamental work. [Full review in Spanishi]
May 29, 2019
There is only here the mechanical repetition of self-absorption. [Full review in Spanish]
May 28, 2019
Clearly voyeuristic and slimy. [Full review in Spanish]
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