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Alan Scherstuhl

Alan Scherstuhl

Alan Scherstuhl is film editor and writer at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice. VMG publications include LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press, Dallas Observer and OC Weekly.

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  • 2 days ago | Film and TV

    Despite his reputation, M. Night Shyamalan has never lived and died by the twist. His best films, like Unbreakable or even last year's cheerily nasty wicked-grandparents thriller The Visit, work first as accomplished, emotionally engaging suspense...

  • 2 days ago | Film and TV

    Like its subject, the man who took McDonald’s from a single burger shop to a globe-straddling child-fattener, John Lee Hancock's The Founder can't stop selling. The first fast-food kitchen, set up in 1953 by the solemn McDonald brothers in San Ber...

  • Like its subject, the man who took McDonald's from a single burger shop to a globe-straddling child-fattener, John Lee Hancock's The Founder can't stop selling. The first fast-food kitchen, set up in 1953 by the solemn McDonald brothers in...

  • Despite his reputation, M. Night Shyamalan has never lived and died by the twist. His best films, like Unbreakable or even last year's cheerily nasty wicked-grandparents thriller The Visit, work first as accomplished, emotionally...

  • 15 days ago | Film and TV

    Almost all of the history of American movies flows into Steven Spielberg, and the movies that have come since can't help but be in response. As a storyteller and as a cultural figure, his closest precedent isn't John Ford or David Lean, but Dicken...

  • "Three Negro women are chasing a white police officer down a highway in Hampton, Virginia, in 1961!" declares Janelle Monáe six minutes into the candied history pageant Hidden Figures. The film's leads, a trio of African-American...

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