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Ratings & Reviews

  1. DSPRKY's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    A bizarre melange of beautiful images, repetitive music, Joe's trademark spiritual lens and... entrail-eating monsters?

  2. Śākyamuni's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    Cinema extracorporeo da microcosmo, in cui lo spettro d'(in)azione narrativo si svolge in questo celebrativo Overlook Hotel thailandese, in cui la "REDRUM" viene capovolta palesando un animismo a forza centripeta e non più centrifuga, assumendo una funzione immersiva e non più emersiva, ospitando stavolta il passato dei fantasmi e non più i fantasmi del passato.

  3. Ilona Buffet's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

  4. MONSIEURDE's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

  5. Aaken's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    Or the old art of the folk tale... Weerasethakul has created a unique corpus of films which brings us back to our deeper selves, to our old history and long forgotten legends.

  6. Balthaz21's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

  7. Jason's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    A composite map of a cinema. Joe's cinema. No filmmaker has ever been better at documenting tremulous flirtation. Is any filmmaker as prepared to get as nation-specific weird on a plane of the lyrical? The river. What a way to come at a river! The form of the thing being beholden to guitar noodling is a glorious touch. A hotel is a port and a portal. A portal right into the here and now. Plus the then. And hereafter.

  8. bernardovazdecastro's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    Mekong Hotel is quite fragile, not to say something worst. Apichatpong works always between something mystical and some historical moment and this film is no exception. But that potential is completely wasted, by using music guitar until the point that is unbearable and the relations between ideas is entirely forced. Nevertheless there are some good moments related to the river (like the last one).

  9. Jorge Mourinha's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    The analogue multiverse. http://theflickeringwall.blogspot.pt/2015/06/mekong-hotel.html

  10. José Neves's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    The last frame it's of an intense spatial and temporal perception, giving a decisive sense to the previous observed experience, which is less interesting in its elaboration. Starting in black with a conversation off about a blues to be played would not predict its perennial presence in the sound, making a connection carpet between the various scenes, reducing them to a common intuition and restricting its sense.

  11. Wasunan T's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    some conversations sounds like mine with my friends

  12. CH!'s rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    Weerasethakul depicts the tranquil side of violence so well. Maybe we could link its superficial tranquility with the nature of river, or water itself.

  13. Hans Joachim's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    very disappointing, unfortunately. I was really looking forward but it treads similar ground, and is a very uptight attempt at making an "organic" experimental work - Joe's Mysterious Object covers the same formal ideas and still retains a genuine cinematic curiosity - this feels like the tired product of an art star. and it's so obviously produced by the French.

  14. apexa's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    Isn't this the film that Tilda is going to be in though?

  15. affasf's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    The clumsy river setting creates a very unique atmosphere for this transmigrant spirits\thai ghost tale. Besides some weirdo sequences the movie is intriguing and marvelously crafted. Apichatpong vision thrills in every scene, charming us with an ancient, sordid spell; tracking a furtive point-of-no-return for the eye.

  16. Nelson's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    Joe in the cast?! Want to see this!

  17. hugo alexandre's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    Very awesome film. Something like a drug lulls you to another world.

  18. GIYGAS's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    Apichatpong's attempt to get a song stuck in your head forever.

  19. animalcalls's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    It changed the way I watch movies. The five stars don't necessarily denote the "quality" of the film, but rather the impact it had on me. Singular.

  20. Magwaza's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    His best since Syndromes and a Century.

  21. @danracine's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    Toujours fascinant de plonger dans l'univers évanescent d'Apichatpong, à mi-chemin entre le réel, la fiction et l'au-delà. Et cette guitare qui emballe ce doux cauchemar éveillé, comme une conscience collective qui nous berce. Un autre beau moment de pur cinéma!

  22. Spoiler's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    Aqui, Apichatpong embaralha dois filmes, dois reinos diferentes, fato e ficção, homens e rios, expressando e poetizando os laços entre uma estranha mãe e sua filha. Filma, também, a realidade de um país devastado pela inundação. Uma Tailândia exótica tecida em camadas de demolição e memória. Um sonho à deriva do futuro. Uma sabedoria perdida escrita em pergaminhos de película.

  23. Elliot Kern's rating of the film Mekong Hotel

    It's so good. So good! Mekong Hotel contains undoubtedly the BEST conversation about pleasuring your ass on a jet ski in cinematic history.