An aching film on such exquisite pains of impossible love, Paweł Pawlikowski’s Cold War concurrently swells your heart and breaks it.
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
Nick Allen's picks for the best films of 2018.
A look ahead at the 112 films that will play the Sundance Film Festival in January 2019.
An interview with Paul Dano about making his directorial debut with the new drama, Wildlife.
An interview with the stars and director behind the rap battle movie, Bodied.
An interview with director Matthew Heineman about his new Marie Colvin film, A Private War.
An interview with writer/director Elizabeth Chomko and actor Robert Forster about their Chicago family dramedy, What They Had.
An interview with the young stars of Mid90s, Jonah Hill's debut as writer/director.
An interview with the Oscar-nominated actor about producing and co-starring in Jacques Audiard's unusual Western, The Sisters Brothers.
An interview with writer/director/star Ike Barinholtz about his timely comedy, The Oath.
A sneak peek at this year's Chicago International Film Festival, which runs from October 10-21.