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Melancholia

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Sci-Fi, Action

Release Date :

November 11, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Lars von Trier

Starring :

Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alexander Skarsgard, Kiefer Sutherland, John Hurt, Charlotte Rampling, Stellan Skarsgard, Udo Kier, Brady Corbet, Cameron Spurr

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  Be the 1st!

2.5 of 4

“..visually and thematically, Melancholia is a rich motion picture, full of nuances..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
“..undiluted drivel, nauseatingly filmed by a wonky hand-held camera and featuring a crazy..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
“..twisted story with great skill, and generates considerable dramatic energy, but it’s all sound and fury, signifying nothing..”
by Leonard Maltin [indieWIRE]
Review rate : B-

“..the opening shots of Lars Von Trier’s “Melancholia” are astoundingly beautiful and unsettling..”
by Peter Rainer [Christian Science Monitor]
“..the first eight minutes of Melancholia is so breathtaking..”
by Bob Mondello [NPR]
3.5 of 4

“..presented in matter-of-fact and often humorous fashion, is riveting and it builds a steady tension..”
by Christy Lemire [Associated Press]
3.5 of 5

“..more conventionally accessible than Tarkovsky's vision..”
by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
“..Lars von Trier manages to turn the end of the world into a bit of a bore in Melancholia..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]
3.5 of 4

“..it's a film made to confront and to be confronted..”
by Michael Phillips [Chicago Tribune]
2 of 4

“..gorgeous, boring bummer..”
by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]

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