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Enemy

(DVD)
Average Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5.
Enemy
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Adam Bell, a glum, disheveled history professor who seems disinterested even in his beautiful girlfriend Mary. Watching a movie on the recommendation of a colleague, Adam spots his double; a bit-part actor named Anthony St. Clair, and decides to track him down. The identical men meet and their lives become bizarrely and irrevocably intertwined.
Copyright Date: ©2014
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,5.1 Dolby Digital,rda
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Mar 06, 2015
  • britprincess1 rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

What an abstruse film. I mean, I appreciate a slow burn film, but this is just artsy-fartsy malarkey. ORPHAN BLACK was able to condense the whole film's plot into the first three minutes of its series premiere before moving onto something more compelling after the theme song played. And ORPHAN BLACK's not weird and draining like ENEMY is. Jake Gyllenhaal seems deliriously psychotic here and this role doesn't call for that kind of gleeful instability; a little edgy, sure, but that's not what the character becomes. I'm unsure who to blame: the actors, the writer, the director, the producer... It doesn't matter. It's so full of holes it's a doilie. It should have been much more substantial, especially considering its running time. For a film that was only ninety minutes with the credits included, ENEMY certainly felt like it dragged. For that creepy doppelganger thrill, watch something vastly better, like the wonderful TV series ORPHAN BLACK. I can't recommend the hopelessly underwhelming ENEMY.

Feb 28, 2015
  • patbik rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Possibly the worst movie Jake Gyllenhaal has ever played in. Don't waste your time!

Feb 21, 2015
  • thislibrarysucksbad rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Horribly confusing and extremely BORING!!!

Feb 13, 2015
  • peasworth rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I liked this movie. But I cannot tell you why. File this one under 'weird'

Feb 09, 2015
  • Hyacinth22 rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

Mid-movie I thought I had it figured out...but nope. It ended with me scratching my head. I didn't get it. I also watched the youtube video explanation.

Feb 03, 2015
  • rudyone rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This is a purely freudian psychological film. If you like to analyze your dreams, you can be entertained for hours doing so after seeing it. You will also see it again to make sense of it. It is nightmarish and frightening. It is like exploring your unconscious and seeing your faults and fearing that your real self is phony and fractured. Frankly, I had a nightmare after seeing it. If you are afraid of spiders, don't see or else face your own fears and have fun picking up symbolic images of your id.

Jan 18, 2015
  • magictouch rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Based on Nobel laureate Jose Saramago's novel -- a complicated and perplexing encounter of a look alike revealed true color of character in one another or breeding an unknown stranger in a befuddled self-skepticism.
Work like a steam devil! Surreal!

Jan 13, 2015
  • RonNasty64 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Confusing or thought provoking film? I was only half watching and I missed most of the clues about what was really going on, so I had to look for a YouTube video to explain everything.

Jan 08, 2015
  • jaketaz777 rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

He was in treatment with a psychiatrist, so the ending made sense. This trip took him back to the realization of who he still is...

Dec 24, 2014
  • 3romm3la rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Although slow paced, I found the movie intriguing, but was disappointed with the ending.

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