Nick Schager

Nick Schager 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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  • Intramural baseball is given its suitably torturous due in Undrafted, which vainly tries to generate humor from a ragtag team's afternoon of throwing profane tantrums, getting into fistfights, arguing about the best Backstreet Boys member...

  • Agitprop with a mawkish "personal" twist, The Brainwashing of My Dad censures the rise -- and tactics -- of right-wing media through the prism of director Jen Senko's elderly father, a former liberal whose mounting Rush Limbaugh and Fox...

  • Forsaken's cast is headlined by Kiefer and Donald Sutherland, Brian Cox and Demi Moore, and yet only character actor par excellence Michael Wincott -- with a low southern drawl and a finely manicured 'stache and chin hair -- looks and...

  • 8 months ago | Film Reviews

    Saoirse Ronan makes a grand case for herself as the millennial generation's finest leading lady in Brooklyn, an immaculately crafted, immensely moving character study about a 1950s immigrant struggling to find her place in the world. With an open,...

  • Saoirse Ronan makes a grand case for herself as the millennial generation's finest leading lady in Brooklyn, an immaculately crafted, immensely moving character study about a 1950s immigrant struggling to find her place in the...

  • Laurie Anderson investigates loss through the prism of her beloved pooch's death in Heart of a Dog, an impressionistic nonfiction collage set to the filmmaker's ruminative narration, which she often whispers for the effect of maximum...

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