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
The importance of engaging in all aspects of film analysis, even the -isms, and even in summer blockbusters.
An interview with the director of Room 237 and The Nightmare.
A preview of the Chicago Underground Film Festival.
A preview of dozens of films being released this Summer.
An interview with Nick Kroll, star of "Adult Beginners."
A look at why the "Fast & Furious" franchise has become an international juggernaut.
An interview with "Woman in Gold" director Simon Curtis.
An interview with Oscar-nominated documentary director Kirby Dick.
Nick Allen interviews the director of "The Gunman", Pierre Morel.
An interview with Keanu Reeves, co-stars, and producers of "Knock Knock."