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W. R.: Mysteries of the Organism (W.R. - Misterije organizma) Reviews

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Melissa Anderson
Time Out
November 17, 2011
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
July 9, 2008
It's worth seeing because it gets one's juices flowing whether buying into the martyred Reich's theories or not.
Full Review | Original Score: A
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
November 6, 2007
The wittiest and possibly truest thing in it is an analysis of Stalinist propaganda films as displaced pornography.
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
November 6, 2007
ndeed, it's hard to think of a headier mix of fiction and nonfiction, or sex and politics, than this brilliant 1971 Yugoslav feature by Dusan Makavejev.
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
June 28, 2007
A truly weird film.
Cole Smithey
September 24, 2006
Funny, funny.
| Original Score: 4/5
Emanuel Levy
June 22, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
An insanely brilliant comedy.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
Christopher Null
May 24, 2003
Makavejev's defining work is one of eerily appropriate juxtapositions, fact and fiction, old footage and new
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
May 24, 2003
The title is all you need to know that this film is out of the ordinary.
Read More | Original Score: 81/100

May 24, 2003
Audacious Cold War Yugoslavian essay establishes the relationship between sex, power and liberation.
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Time Out
August 16, 2007
Although it seemed like some kind of breakthrough at the time, Makavejev's film isn't improving with age.
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David Bienstock
New York Times
May 21, 2005
It is no wonder then that the film, which begins by proclaiming that life should be joyful, turns out to be one of the gloomiest of recent memory.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
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