I'm reviewing this as a sum of its parts. As a meta-peek at Lars Von Trier's career/criticism/film, it works marvelously. As a 4 hour long film on nymphomania, it works decently.
All of the acting was terrific and I didn't even mind Shia Labeouf's accent. The odd attempt to weave objects in the world into chapters in the story seemed a bit heavy handed until they broke a wall by actually mentioning it in the movie. It seems as though…