"Exquisite gothic trappings, timeless fairy tale grue, and several sips of mortality."
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"...by the time things get serious and the body count starts, masquerade has long since been established as a key theme here, and there is the sense that the well-handled slasher format, with all that running about in the dark and the trees, is there merely as a stage for Michael's more personal journey to the outer limits of his addiction. For The Unraveling joins the ranks of Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson's Resolution (2012) and Fede Alvarez's Evil Dead…
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"So this is the basement. It's for killing people or raping animals," jokes Christian (Evan Dumouchel). "Why am I showing this to you?"
Wyatt (MacLeod Andrews) has just arrived unexpectedly in New York, so Christian is giving his old schoolfriend a tour of the apartment, including the rooftop space and downstairs storeroom, which until recently, Christian had shared with his girlfriend Kat. If Christian is feeling lonely and a bit lost, so too is Wyatt, having…
review from Film4 (slightly altered)
Descriptive synopsis: Controversial Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier rounds off his 'Trilogy of Depression' with a tale (in two parts) of sexual liberation, oppression and exploitation.
"Fill all my holes, please."
It is perhaps not as catchy as the line "Chaos reigns" from Lars von Trier's Antichrist (2009), the first film of the so-called 'Trilogy of Depression' (which Nymphomaniac closes) - but nonetheless it is a line repeated several times by the heroine…