Chuck Wilson

 

Chuck Wilson is a regular film contributor at Voice Media Group. VMG publications include Denver Westword, Miami New Times, Phoenix New Times, Dallas Observer, Houston Press and New Times Broward-Palm Beach.

Latest Stories

  • 1 year ago | Film and TV

    Baldwin’s central story, dialogue and time-jumping narrative structure are all in place, but so, too, is a sumptuous visual style that serves to deepen the novelist’s themes of racial injustice and the powerful countering force of love

  • In his first film since the culture-shaking, Oscar-winning Moonlight, writer-director Barry Jenkins has not so much adapted James Baldwin's 1974 novel, If Beale Street Could Talk, as expanded it, in ways only the most accomplished...

  • 2 years ago | Film and TV

    For Nic and his family, rehab becomes sobriety becomes relapse, a pitiless cycle of hope and disappointment too many of us will experience at one time or another, either as addict or loved one

  • Just out of high school in Marin County, California, and free to attend any of the six colleges that have accepted him, Nic Sheff (Timothée Chalamet) is handsome, whip-smart and completely addicted to drugs, chiefly crystal meth. "It takes...

  • A feast for its two main actors, the uneven but diverting horror movie The Basement is short on excessive gore and long on talk -- some chopped-off fingers notwithstanding. While running a late night errand, Craig (Cayleb Long), a...

  • In director Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire's riveting Thai prison drama A Prayer Before Dawn, Peaky Blinders sensation Joe Cole stars as Billy Moore, an English-born amateur boxer living in Thailand. A meth-head who lights up before...

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