3-D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy
3-D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy (2011)

Inspired by "The Carnal Prayer Mat," an ancient Chinese text comparable to the Kama Sutra, this stereoscopic reboot of the popular 1990s-era erotic comedy series follows libidinous Ming Dynasty scholar Yangsheng (Hiro Hayama) as… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 19, 2011
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Critic Score: 22% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Trevor Johnston
Time Out

Two minutes 48 seconds of cuts by the BBFC have taken the edge off some unnecessary sadism, but the brush-written credits remain the highlight.

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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

"3D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy" finds it is love, not sex, that rules the human heart, a sweet and conventional idea regardless of the technology of the film's projection.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

For me, the tedium and the 3Dium were occasionally alleviated by counting the number of characters named Dong or Hung.

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Mike Hale
New York Times

Sex in this film looks so nonecstatic that a better title might have been "3D Sex and Zen: Zero Child Policy."

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Russell Edwards

Auds get an eyeful of flesh, served with sadistic, spasmodic laughs.

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Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

The ultimate message is creepily anti-sex, but, in fairness, the preceding two hours would put just about anyone off.

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Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail

3D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy fails to live up to either its promise or title.

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Elizabeth Kerr
Hollywood Reporter

After about an hour of Wei's amusing escapades, however, things take a turn for the decidedly vicious.

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David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

Probably the only place you can see a 20ft male member bursting out of a cinema screen.

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