Nick Schager

Nick Schager is a regular film contributor 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 and Dallas Observer.

Latest Stories

  • Forsaken's cast is headlined by Kiefer and Donald Sutherland, Brian Cox and Demi Moore, and yet only character actor par excellence Michael Wincott -- with a low southern drawl and a finely manicured 'stache and chin hair -- looks and...

  • It's difficult to get over your dead girlfriend when she keeps reanimating in your bloody bed every time you have sex with your new lady -- that's the scenario that Nina Forever mines for a lifeless mix of black humor and tender pathos....

  • Laurie Anderson investigates loss through the prism of her beloved pooch's death in Heart of a Dog, an impressionistic nonfiction collage set to the filmmaker's ruminative narration, which she often whispers for the effect of maximum...

  • A disheartening case of When Auteurs Go Affected, Every Thing Will Be Fine confirms that Wim Wenders -- making his first dramatic feature since 2008's Palermo Shooting -- is a filmmaker now light-years removed from his Paris,...

  • 5 months ago | Film and TV

    A disheartening case of When Auteurs Go Affected, Every Thing Will Be Fine confirms that Wim Wenders — making his first dramatic feature since 2008’s Palermo Shooting — is a filmmaker now light-years removed from his Paris, Texas and Wings of Desi...

  • The story of a young African migrant who, along with his best friend, travels in search of a new life from Burkina Faso to Tunisia, Libya, and Italy, Mediterranea paints a portrait of refugee toil and suffering that doesn't lack for...

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