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Based on 19 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 3 )
  • 25
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    An unbearable exercise in provocation. show more

  • 75
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    Enter the Void inspires ambivalence. Aside from its technical brilliance, it is an experience equally sublime and infuriating, revelatory and painful, ecstatic and terrifying. show more

  • 40
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Many flashbacks to the children's early trauma, along with other scenes, are unnecessarily repeated several times. show more

  • 70
    Mark Jenkins NPR

    Confrontational and hyperactive, Enter the Void is a difficult film to experience. That's not because Noe is somehow inept. The Argentina-born French writer-director knows exactly what he's doing and what effect his swirling camera, exuberant colors and strobelike effects will have. show more

  • 80
    Stephanie Zacharek Movieline

    A picture that's by turns inventive, tender and boring, and one that uses a variety of novelty point-of-view techniques: If Penisvision isn't your thing, then Vagin-o-rama just might float your boat. show more

  • 75
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    As pure, outlandish outlaw cinema it's undeniable. show more

  • 75
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    Bold and intrepid film buffs: The gauntlet has been thrown. Here's something you don't see every day - thank goodness. show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    From the rapid-fire, purposely unreadable opening credits to the final baby POV shot of a birth, this is a dazzling and brutal exercise in cinematic envelope-pushing. show more

  • 80
    David Fear Time Out New York

    A strong contender for both the artiest drug movie and the druggiest art movie ever made, Gaspar Noé's tour de force of forced perspectives and free-form grief is, in every sense of the word, a trip. show more

  • 40

    Painting from a typical kaleidoscopic canvas Noé crafts a brain-bendingly metaphysical trip that definitely won't be everyone's cup of tea. show more

  • March 15, 2011 MatHam157
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    an all of the above cinematic experience ... do not approach lightly

  • March 01, 2011 PoF Master Phil
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    This movie is truly an experience. There's a stigma that you have to be high to watch it. While that does enhance the movie and take it to a whole different level (especially the transitional scenes), it's one hell of a movie sober as well. I can honestly say I've never seen a movie like this...and I say that in a very good way.

  • October 24, 2010 Emeryremery4
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