A film that sentimentalizes and softens what was clearly a very difficult situation, turning something that should be effective and honest into something that too…
Nick Allen is an Assistant Editor at RogerEbert.com. He has been writing about film online since 2007, contributing to various publications including TheFilmStage.com, MovieMezzanine.com, HollywoodChicago.com, TheScorecardReview.com, and RogerEbert.com. His film reviews can also be found in your local library’s recent copy of Magill’s Cinema Annual. He has been a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association since 2010, and is a programmer for the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival. You can follow him on Twitter @nickallen_redux
An interview with "Bone Tomahawk" actor Patrick Wilson.
A report on "A Very Ordinary Citizen," "Stinking Heaven" and "Looking for Grace" from CIFF.
A preview of the 51st Chicago International Film Festival.
A TV review of two new film-inspired series from FOX, "Minority Report" and "Scream Queens."
A final Telluride report on documentaries He Named Me Malala and Only the Dead See the End of War, along with two other highly-anticipated films.
A report on the unique viewing experiences of seeing "Ixcanul" and "Heart of a Dog" at Telluride.
A shorts program that includes work by Jean-Luc Godard, Agnes Varda and Jean Renoir.
A review of "Suffragette" from Telluride.
A review of Cary Fukunaga's "Beasts of No Nation" from Telluride.
A review of Kent Jones' "Hitchcock/Truffaut" from the Telluride Film Festival.