A mostly pleasant surprise in a year that has produced a lack of stellar animated outings.
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
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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."
A look back at the first feature directed by "Baby Driver" filmmaker Edgar Wright.
A look back at all of Roger's reviews of films made by Pixar Animation Studios.
A review of the new Syfy series "Blood Drive," which starts tonight at 9pm.
Writer/director Trey Edward Shults talks about making his unconventional tragedy horror, "It Comes at Night."
An interview with writer/director/actor Demetri Martin about his new film, "Dean."
25 films we can't wait to check out during the summer movie season.
Reviews of three documentaries playing at the Tribeca Film Festival: "I Am Heath Ledger," "The Reagan Show" and "The Departure."