Vadim has written 2 reviews for films rated ★★★ during 2016.

  • Crisis in Six Scenes

    Crisis in Six Scenes

    ★★★

    "As has been widely noted, Woody Allen's Crisis in Six Scenes isn’t really a television series; its six episodes are not particularly self-contained, and plot developments crest and climax willy-nilly regardless of where each segment ends. It’s a two-and-a-half-hour movie, the longest one Allen’s ever made, and with the option of his usual brevity taken away by the demands of serialization, he’s forced to get weird to make it to the end. Even before the truly strange final two episodes,…

  • Embrace of the Serpent

    Embrace of the Serpent

    ★★★

    I may be slightly underrating this. At any rate, it's a nice change of pace.

    Interviewed the director here.