Jan 18 2011

Paragraph Reviews 1/18/10

Music, Movies, Television, etc. Pop culture reviews for the short-attention-span Internet age.
Enter the Void (2010)

A POV story all the way through, this fascinating film captures the effect of a life’s end through the eyes of a floating spirit over the drug-infested underground of modern day Tokyo.  Everything is spellbinding; the movie itself feels like a giant chemically-induced trip.  Essentially the slow-moving dialogue, drugged-out sequences, and afterlife transitions cause your brain to turn completely off.  Yet the protagonist’s journey is a compelling one, and the characters are well developed in the 130 minute running time.  A splendid mindfuck.

Rating: 8

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