Zane's Review of Enter the Void (Soudain le vide)
There's not much higher praise you can give a film than to call it fresh or original. ENTER THE VOID is fresh and original, so it has that going in its favor. Unfortunately, everything runs dry well short of the finish line. After 2 hours, when most films would be winding down, ENTER THE VOID just says "ah, f*** it, let's just orgy" and commence 40 minutes of orgy. I guess orgies are fine, but I was really liking the contemplation of death, the visually-interesting color scheme, the seamless use of POV, and the hazy dreamlike quality of narrative prior to the final 40 minutes.