Chuck Wilson

Chuck Wilson is a regular film contributor 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 and Dallas Observer.

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  • 6 months ago | Film and TV

    Hardcore Henry screened as a midnight movie at last September’s Toronto Film Festival, and was so ecstatically received that a distributor bidding war ensued. Six months later, the film has hit theaters nationwide and fallen flat, thanks to intens...

  • The setup is more fun than the payoff in this ambitious new take on the identity-switch comedy. Ana Maria (Edy Ganem) is 24, and so obsessed with blogging and tweeting about her favorite Mexican telenovela that she can't keep a job, much to the...

  • Sam Esmail's first film has a visual assurance that suggests the arrival of a gifted director, but the characters he's created are so off-putting that viewers aren't likely to appreciate the beauty surrounding them. While waiting in line to view...

  • The scary Halloween house at your local amusement park is child's play compared to the "extreme haunts" that fill this uneven but intriguing found-footage horror flick. To give his film credibility, and a usefully ghoulish texture, first-time...

  • The Drop, the richly textured, beautifully acted film collaboration between Belgian director Michaël R. Roskam (Bullhead) and novelist-turned-screenwriter Dennis Lehane (Mystic River), takes place in the present, but its...

  • 2 years ago | Film Reviews

    Petty Greatness The Drop (and Gandolfini) find new life in lowlifes. The Drop, the richly textured, beautifully acted film collaboration between Belgian director Michaël R. Roskam (Bullhead) and novelist-turned-screenwriter Dennis Lehane (Mys...

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