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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  • In this superb coming-of-age drama, the thoughts of high school senior Oscar Madly (Connor Jessup) are never far from Buffy (voiced by Isabella Rossellini), the hamster he's had since his traumatic boyhood. Oscar's mother (Joanne Kelly) walked...

  • 4 months ago | Film and TV

    If your city’s power grid shuts down this summer, it may be a brownout, or it may be an act of cyber-warfare — a straight-out-of-Hollywood scenario that suddenly seems scarily possible thanks to the labyrinthine story director Alex Gibney tells in...

  • 7 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...

  • New thriller Misconduct is getting kicked to the curb by its distributor, which is too bad, because director Shintaro Shimosawa's debut feature boasts an elegant visual style and a mystery plot with so many absurd twists that the film...

  • 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 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...


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