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Alan Scherstuhl

Alan Scherstuhl

Alan Scherstuhl is film editor and writer at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice. VMG publications include LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press, Dallas Observer and OC Weekly.

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  • It's thematically fitting that Henry Phillips' slight, prickling Punching Henry hits theaters just weeks after The Comedian, a De Niro exercise also about a difficult stand-up comic grinding through bad gigs and insulting...

  • Jordan Peele's Get Out is the most trenchant studio release in years, a slow-building, often hilarious horror thriller built upon a dead-serious idea: that a black man walking alone through white suburbs is in as much danger as any...

  • 4 days ago | Film and TV

    It’s thematically fitting that Henry Phillips’s slight, prickling Punching Henry hits theaters just weeks after The Comedian, a bloated Robert De Niro exercise also about a difficult stand-up comic grinding through bad gigs and insulting meetings ...

  • 4 days ago | Film and TV

    Jordan Peele’s Get Out is the most trenchant studio release in years, a slow-building, often hilarious horror thriller built upon a dead-serious idea: that a black man walking alone through white suburbs is in as much danger as any slasher-flick t...

  • The terror in Anne Hamilton's lyric heartland horror-thriller American Fable comes from the hard choices a farm family must make to keep life going back when America was great -- and of daughter Gitty's slow discovery of what they're...

  • 12 days ago | Film and TV

    The movies never get the Midwest right. When, onscreen, have you seen white people at the grocery store mouth that shy, apologetic “oop" noise every time someone walks close enough that they feel they must shift out of the way? Or a father lecturi...

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