Sep 10, 2021
If you've just baked some cookies and have a box of wine stashed somewhere, you are ready for this distinctive and druggy work of overwhelming beauty.
Dec 11, 2020
As the film gets druggier and more focused on Dunst, the more interesting it becomes. The Mulleavys share with late-stage Tony Scott and any-stage Guy Maddin a sense of how effective handheld images can be when overlapped...
Nov 8, 2019
for those who subscribe to a Lynchian preference for mood, this certainly comes with plenty of vital vibe, in what is not so much a straightforward story as a kaleidoscopic portrait of a woman less steady than the trees around her.
Aug 26, 2018
Woodshock is a quiet psychological thriller, and it creates more mysteries for us than it resolves.
May 21, 2018
Woodshock doesn't have a clear-cut narrative or a truly developed plot. But Kirsten Dunst's performance of sadness is often eerily reflective and unshakably gorgeous.
Mar 13, 2018
Woodshock is not afraid to be boring, or to seem pointless, repetitive, and overlong. There is little dialogue; the film could play as gallery art.
Jan 3, 2018
It's not quite the trippy mindbender it wants to be, but if you're in the right mood to surrender yourself to it, Woodshock will probably give you a bit of a buzz.
Sep 28, 2017
Defiantly inscrutable, "Woodshock" can test a viewer's patience, yet the filmmakers' consistent self-confidence creates an alluring, oddly hypnotic effect.
Sep 27, 2017
While Woodshock may not completely hold together at the seams, it's a dreamy, gorgeous concoction that is never not a pleasure to look at.
Sep 27, 2017
Sure, some of 'Woodshock' is film school nonsense. But how often is anyone even willing to take these risks anymore?
Sep 26, 2017
Woodshock is a study of a mind's stoned studying, of its slipping in and out of a haze, rather than one of a mind's unraveling or snapping. It's just as interesting as that sounds - you'll either embrace it or find it agony.
Sep 25, 2017
Woodshock is both gorgeous and pretentious in equal measures, and it's hard to reconcile the fact that you don't get one without the other.
Sep 22, 2017
Frst-time filmmakers Kate and Laura Mulleavy work to connect Theresa's mourning with the devastation of the forest around her. They do so with occasional, gorgeously realized success, and with an equal amount of directorial disorientation.