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, Houston Press, and Dallas Observer.

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  • If you ever need to sober up quick, come down hard, flush out your system, convince the cops or your boss or the feds that you've not indulged in marijuana, might I recommend taping your eyes wide open and taking in Super Troopers 2? The...

  • 6 days ago | Film and TV

    The film opens with a dreary series of fake-outs and fantasies, culminating in a gunfight and car chase that suggest Broken Lizard would rather be making a different kind of movie

  • A couple of years into his exile from a Hollywood that kept tasking him with anchoring charmless blockbusters, Shia LaBeouf at last has a showcase suited to his talent for parsing and processing anger. Playing John McEnroe in Janus Metz's Borg...

  • Hollywood hasn't known what to do with Jon Hamm since Mad Men, probably because Hollywood doesn't make many movies about grown-ups. That's especially true for grown-ups like the men Hamm is so adept at embodying: handsome, hyper-competent...

  • 14 days ago | Film and TV

    The film — which is nowhere near as interesting as LaBeouf’s performance — is hopelessly reductive about its subjects’ psychology even as it mocks the press of 1980 for being reductive about its subjects’ psychology

  • 14 days ago | Film and TV

    Brad Anderson’s talky-smartish thriller Beirut, like the first half of Million Dollar Arm, sets Hamm’s sharpie loose in a country — in this case a fractious Lebanon — where the rules aren’t his


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