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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  • Manhattan Night serves up murder, sexual perversion, daddy issues and long-buried mysteries -- although it's not nearly dark or deviant enough to register as anything more than boilerplate faux-noir. Porter Wren (Adrien Brody) is a famous...

  • 9 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...

  • 9 months ago | Film Reviews

    Aaron Sorkin opens up a new desktop icon with Steve Jobs, a briskly busy, talkative companion piece to the Newsroom and Moneyball writer's Mark Zuckerberg-centric The Social Network. Adapting Walter Isaacson's biography of the Apple innovator — an...

  • Few directors are as off-the-wall gonzo as Takashi Miike (Ichi the Killer, Audition), a reputation to which the Japanese auteur ably lives up with Yakuza Apocalypse, a film designed to mash up a glut of gangster, martial-arts, and...

  • Aaron Sorkin opens up a new desktop icon with Steve Jobs, a briskly busy, talkative companion piece to the Newsroom and Moneyball writer's Mark Zuckerberg–centric The Social Network. Adapting Walter Isaacson's biography of the Apple...

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