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.
1 month ago | Film and TV
Near the end of Underworld, the 2003 film that launched the popular (and profitable) horror franchise, Viktor (Bill Nighy), king of the vampires, tries to kill the werewolf (a.k.a. Lycan) lover of his protégé, Selene (Kate Beckinsale), and she is ...
The latest Underworld, directed by newcomer Anna Foerster, has received brutal reviews (fangs out!), but it's actually not the worst thing ever -- that would be 2012's Underworld: Awakening.
This time out, Kate Beckinsale's...
"Henry was 18 when we met, and I was Queen of France. He came down from the north to Paris with a mind like Aristotle and a form like mortal sin. We shattered the commandments on the spot."
So declares Eleanor of Aquitaine (Katharine...
2 months ago | Film and TV
“Henry was 18 when we met, and I was Queen of France. He came down from the north to Paris with a mind like Aristotle and a form like mortal sin. We shattered the commandments on the spot.” So declares Eleanor of Aquitaine (Katharine Hepburn) abou...
11 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...