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Melancholia
7.7 out of 10

Melancholia

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Overall 6
6.0

Apocalypse Art

Matthew Brady, FilmCrave
1 December 2014
  • Excerpt: I freaking hate hand held cameras in movies, they so annoying and the beginning of this movie give me another great reason to hate them. The story to Melancholia is about a new planet appears and threatens to collide with earth, two sisters find their fractured relationship stretched to the breaking...
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Overall 5
5.0

"Melancholia" by Yojimbo

Yojimbo, FilmCrave
31 January 2014
  • Excerpt: Science fiction by its very nature is taking a scientific theory, extrapolating it into a fictional conceit and examining its impact on society and the human psyche; in this sense Melancholia is pure science fiction. But while most film makers (mentioning no names...
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Overall 5
5.0

User Review

Chris Kavan, FilmCrave
5 June 2012
  • Summary: As the title suggests, this is not a feel-good film - when your movie begins with the end (literally - the end of the world), you know you're in for something downright depressing. And so it is - I did think the characters were good, even if the movie was somewhat slow.
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Overall 5
5.0

User Review

mitchellyoung, FilmCrave
9 April 2012
  • Summary: Von Trier creatively creates a sense of foreboding and tragedy as he dissects questions of life and death. The problem is - the film's more inventive moments involving the Doomsday star Melancholia are encased in scenes of depressing tedium that tend to bog down the film's themes and impact.
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Overall 6
6.0

Odd

thefifth, Dooyoo
7 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Melancholia is an odd movie. I think that's a good place to start. As it happens, I like odd movies but I'm still trying to work out what I think about this one. The movie starts with a 5 minute very arthouse piece in which the characters are seemingly 'caught' in slow motion, as though time has...
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