The guy knows how to make a heart-pounding movie; he just happens to be a cinematic sadist. show more
By the end I felt sure it was the most obsessively, graphically violent film I'd ever seen, but equally sure that Apocalypto is a visionary work with its own wild integrity. And absolutely, positively convinced that seeing it once is enough for one lifetime.
The heart of the matter - and the viscera - is the action, and one man's determination to survive. Apocalypto is primal. show more