Consensus Comparison: The Witch, Embrace of the Serpent February 20, 2016

The Berlinale is almost over and the awards were just handed out an hour ago. The Competition sounded dire, but since Løve and Lav won big, I’m feeling okay.

No film of the week this week, but all three of the movies below sound like worthwhile gambles.

The Witch by Robert Eggers (United States • United Kingdom • Canada)

Rotten Tomatoes: 87 • 132 reviews
Metacritic: 84 • 40 reviews
Critics Round Up: 88 • 22 reviews

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Embrace of the Serpent by Ciro Guerra (Colombia)

Rotten Tomatoes: 98 • 45 reviews
Metacritic: 81 • 19 reviews
Critics Round Up: 82 • 18 reviews

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The Mermaid by Stephen Chow (China)

Rotten Tomatoes: N/A • 2 reviews
Metacritic: 71 • 6 reviews
Critics Round Up: 92 • 3 reviews

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