Same Kind of Different as Me
It can be hard to disagree with the heart and events of this true tale, except for when the movie reveals itself to be mighty…
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
Reviews from Sundance on three ambitious films based on original screenplays, "Novitiate," "Colossal" and "Bitch."
Reviews from Sundance of two films from the World Cinema Dramatic competition, "My Happy Family" and "The Wound."
Documentaries "Tokyo Idols" and "Icarus" maintain the Sundance tradition of a good non-fiction mystery that takes the form of an expose.
Two fantastic entries from Sundance's World Cinema Documentary category implement unusual filmmaking to focus on universal political issues.
The sequel to Al Gore's successful documentary "An Inconvenient Truth" had its world premiere at Sundance on Thursday night.
Three Sundance reviews, including "Person to Person," starring Michael Cera and Abbi Jacobson, and two World Cinema Dramatic titles.
Whenever people ask about what the Black Lives Matter movement is, whether it’s a year or 50 from now, I will tell them to see director Sabaah Folayan’s documentary “Whose Streets?”
The festival's World Cinema Dramatic competition kicks off with two ambitious projects from Asia.
A preview of what's playing at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, including some recommendations from what we've seen so far.
A review of Netflix's new series, Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events," which premieres January 13.