Enter the Void (Soudain le vide)
Enter the Void (Soudain le vide) (2010)

ENTER THE VOID, the psychedelic thriller by visionary French maverick Gaspar Noé (IRREVERSIBLE, I STAND ALONE), is a cinematic thrill ride that's riveted audiences at the Cannes, Toronto, Sundance and SXSW film festivals. Nathaniel… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 24, 2010
DVD Release Date: January 25, 2011
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Peter Howell
Toronto Star

In visual terms, it's a whiz-bang marvel of swooping and soaring camera work and psychedelic imagery, lit by the gaudy fluorescence of Tokyo's seamier nightclubs.

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Jen Chaney
Washington Post

[It's] certainly an immersive experience that's decidedly difficult to shake. The problem is that it's also the most excruciating sit in recent cinematic memory.

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Martin Tsai
Critic's Notebook

Mr. Noé's juxtaposition of lofty religious philosophy with self-serious confrontations of taboos reeks of pretension.

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Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail

If you yourself are stoked for a lurid, oversexed, stupid-with-Freud Midnight Movie extravaganza -- a trip to El Topo via Mulholland Drive -- there are worse ways to spend 2 1/2 hours.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

As chowderheaded as some of its underlying pretensions are, the movie's still an astonishing work of cinema, alternately brilliant and disgusting, naïve and inspired, tedious and sublime.

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Blake Griffin
We Got This Covered

Enter The Void is authentically meditative and beautifully shot, making it an unforgettable film.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

"I hated that" will be a common refrain among people leaving showings of Enter the Void. Don't be surprised, though, if you find yourself still thinking about the movie the next day.

Tom Long
Detroit News

Hallucinogenic, dazzling, depressing, daring and not entirely successful, "Enter the Void" is obviously out to blow some minds.

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Michael Nordine
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

Enter the Void may be a monolith of sorts, but it's one erected solely as a testament to itself.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
With this uncomfortable drug-like experience of strong colors and strobe lights, Gaspar Noé proves again that he is such an imaginative director, taking us with… More
Dean McKenna
Technically stunning like Gaspar Noe's <i>Irreversible,</i> this is a kaleidoscopic head-fuck of extreme cinema, pulling in everything from POV… More
Kristijonas Fussman
Quite possibly the most trippy and vividly realized films I've ever seen - Gaspar Noe's cinematographic flair is seizure-inducing yet absolutely… More
Robert C
There is something about this film that (to spite about 30 minutes worth of excess selfindulgent camera pans back and forth across the city) really got under my… More
paul oh
Yes, we know that its 1h30min worth of repetitive scenes but thats also the beauty of it. Its art-house and not intended to a fast paced action film. In the… More
Aaron Neuwirth
Oscar: Do you remember that pact we made? We promised to never leave each other. Enter the Void is self described by the film's director, Gaspar Noe, as… More