Desperation with shots of comic relief | Entertainment | The Seattle Times

February 12, 2015 11:06 PM

15 0

Toward the end of the dark and startling Russian drama “Leviathan,” the central character, Kolya (Alexei Serebriakov), turns up at a fishing-village store, looking wild-eyed and desperate.

Indeed, what else could anyone think of drinking in what sometimes appears to be a celebration of a national obsession with booze. At times the movie suggests a Cheech and Chong comedy with cannabis replaced by vodka.

Read more

To category page