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3 hrs ago | Creative Loafing

Nymphomaniac: Volumes I & II: Gone limp

OH, BROTHER: Joe gets it on with two siblings in Nymphomaniac: Volume II . Cinema needs its misanthropes as much as it needs its Pollyannas.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Oregonian

'Nymphomaniac: Volume II' review: Lars von Trier's explicit epic takes a dark and...

When we last saw Joe , the polymorphously perverse protagonist of Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac: Volume II," she had arrived at a terrifying impasse, having lost the ability to experience sexual pleasure.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Detroit News

Review: 'Nymphomaniac Vol. II' is second epic of obsession

In 'Nymphomaniac Vol. II' writer-director Lars Von Trier moves on to kink, crime and cruelty, none of which will come as a surprise to those who've seen 'Vol.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Erie Times News

Von Trier's brave frontier

Filmmaker Lars von Trier never fails to whip up attention. He's a provocateur who is unafraid to tackle sex, violence, religion and philosophy in shocking, disturbing ways.

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ContactMusic.com

Patti Smith Wants Unknowns For Just Kids Movie

Punk icon Patti Smith wants "unknowns" to portray her and late photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in the planned movie adaptation of her award-winning memoir Just Kids , dismissing reports that actress Charlotte Gainsbourg will lead the cast.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Film Comment

'Nymphomaniac' Star Charlotte Gainsbourg on Doing Double Duty for Lars von Trier

For a project that initially began as a joke-or so thought Charlotte Gainsbourg-Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac Volume I and Volume II easily became some of the most anticipated foreign films of the year.

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Slackerwood

Review: Nymphomaniac: Vol. II

My review of Nymphomaniac: Vol. I can be found here . Both volumes are now playing locally at the Violet Crown Cinema and are also available to rent through cable & digital VOD providers, including iTunes.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Examiner.com

Movie review: 'Nymphomaniac: Volume II' starring Charlotte Gainsbourg

Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac: Volume I" introduced us to Joe , who was found lying bruised and bloodied in the middle of a street by a man named Seligman .

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Miami Herald

'Nymphomaniac: Volume II' is too much, but not enough

Picking up the story from the first film with little more than a title card - no "previously on" recap here - Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier jumps right back into it with "Nymphomaniac: Volume II" as Joe continues to recount her life as a sex addict to the man who found her slumped in the street and took her in.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Nymphomaniac: Vol. II

Vol. I felt much wider in scope, crazier, satirical, goofy even. Vol. II narrows the lens, and has more of a desire to explain, to "The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty.

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The Huffington Post

Jonathan Kim: ReThink Review: Nymph()maniac vol. I and II -- When Sex Gets Unsexy

Producer Mark Burnett's Jesus movie Son of God that was released this year clocked in at two hours and eighteen minutes.

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The Huffington Post

Jonathan Kim: ReThink Review: Nymph()maniac vol. I and II -- When Sex Gets Unsexy

Producer Mark Burnett's Jesus movie Son of God that was released this year clocked in at two hours and eighteen minutes.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality

The Miami Herald

'Nymphomaniac: Volume II' is too much, but not enough

Picking up the story from the first film with little more than a title card - no "previously on" recap here - Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier jumps right back into it with "Nymphomaniac: Volume II" as Joe continues to recount her life as a sex addict to the man who found her slumped in the street and took her in.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Nymphomaniac: Vol. II

Vol. I felt much wider in scope, crazier, satirical, goofy even. Vol. II narrows the lens, and has more of a desire to explain, to "The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty.

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Philly.com

'Nympho: Vol. II,' pushing the boundaries, slowly

How did Charlotte Gainsbourg get so broken and banged up? What was she doing at the start of Nymphomaniac: Vol.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Jersey Journal

'Nymphomaniac: Vol. II' review: Full-frontal misogyny

Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac" began, in "Vol. I," as the fascinating story of one woman's sexual maturation, following her as she guiltlessly experimented, expanded, explored.

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Pasadena Weekly

Other worlds

When last we saw the eponymous heroine of Lars von Trier's two-volume "Nymphomaniac" a few short weeks ago, she was bemoaning her sudden inability to experience sexual pleasure.

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New York Post

a Nymphomaniac Vol. IIa is a joyless experience for audiences

Running time: 124 minutes. Not rated . At the Landmark Sunshine Cinema and the Bunin Munroe Film Center.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

SF Weekly

"Nymphomaniac: Volume II": The Punchline to Lars von Trier's 4-Hour Sex Joke

In Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac: Volume II , the bruised woman named Joe continues telling her sex-life story to the overthinking intellectual Seligman with no recap or attempt to bring newbies up to speed, as if this was the second half of a four-hour movie that wasn't originally intended to be split up for domestic distribution.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Crescent-News.com

Film Review: Lars von Trier's sex epic 'Nymphomaniac'

Lars von Trier's four-hour "Nymphomaniac," which is being released in two "volumes," is a sexual odyssey that could be described as thoughtful, provocative, ridiculous, comically deranged, electrically composed, occasionally beautiful, unforgettable and terrible.

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