Vadim has written 1 review for films rated ★½ during 2016.

  • God's Not Dead 2

    God's Not Dead 2

    ★½

    "The first film pandered to a heavy persecution complex; this installment’s relatively subtler, but there are dog whistles aplenty. When the school board is unwilling to directly punish Grace, a board member wonders, 'How do we make this go away without getting blood on our hands?' The public school system and those pesky teachers’ unions are Pontius Pilate, while the ACLU are the Roman soldiers prepping for another round of martyrdom. Kane approaches the parents of the student who asked…