Darkest Hour stands apart from more routine historical dramas.
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 25 films we're most excited to see during the fall of 2017.
An interview with director duo Benny and Joshua Safdie about their latest gritty New York story, "Good Time."
An interview with co-directors Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis about their essential documentary, "Whose Streets?"
An interview with the film subjects of the new documentary "Step" about their passion for stepping and education.
An interview with director Amanda Lipitz about her documentary, "Step."
Three lead actors from Kathryn Bigelow's incendiary ensemble drama talk about influencing the film, its timeliness and more.
An interview with co-writer/actor Kyle Mooney and director Dave McCary about their new film, "Brigsby Bear."
A review of the new drama series "Ozark," now streaming on Netflix.
An interview with director/cinematographer Jeff Orlowski about his new coral reef activism documentary, "Chasing Coral."
An interview with co-writers Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani about the rom-com based on their love story, "The Big Sick."