Amy Nicholson

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  • 4 days ago | Film and TV

    I dread explaining man-child dramedies to the ghosts of the dead. “You see, Grandpa, after your time, a generation paralyzed by the economy and indecision stopped growing up, and started churning out indie movies justifying why.” In the ’40s, men ...

  • Ex Machina is an egghead thriller with a scary selling point: It's a smart film about the shrinking divide between man and robot. It's also a hoot, an anti-comedy where all of the jokes double as threats, and vice versa. Ex Machina...

  • I dread explaining man-child dramedies to the ghosts of the dead. "You see, Grandpa, after your time, a generation paralyzed by the economy and indecision stopped growing up -- and started churning out indie movies justifying why not." Movies...

  • 6 days ago | Film and TV

    Ex Machina is an egghead thriller with a scary selling point: Unlike Liam Neeson shooting up half of Boston, this actually could be taking place right now. It’s a smart film about the shrinking divide between man and robot. It’s also a hoot, an an...

  • In 1972, novelist Robb White wrote the desert thriller Deathwatch, about a rich hunter named Madec who accidentally kills a human in the Mojave and decides to cover up his mistake by murdering his guide. Two years later, it was turned into...

  • How monkish young writer Brian (Anton Yelchin) supports himself is unclear. What is clear is that in Victor Levin's romantic drama, we're supposed to cut our hearts open for the poor dear simply because he so badly wants to be a great author. He...