Chuck Wilson 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, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.
13 days ago | Film and TV
Fresh ideas are rare in the horror game, so it’s not surprising that Truth or Dare quickly devolves into a riff on the Final Destination films, which had Death wittily and methodically hunting those it failed to nab in plane crashes ...
"It's Sound!" screams a briefly glimpsed newspaper headline flapping in the wind at the start of actor-director John Krasinski's marvelously tense, surprisingly melancholy horror thriller, A Quiet Place. That headline is no longer news to...
22 days ago | Film and TV
... The ground rules for this desolate new America: Make any sort of sharp, unexpected sound and a mantis-like alien creature will zoom out of nowhere to swoop you away to an instant, grisly death
5 months ago | Film and TV
When same-sex marriage became legal in Finland this past March, the government celebrated by releasing an official emoji — a leather-clad man with a drooping mustache and a police-style cap emblazoned with the word “Tom.” No explanation was necess...
Tom of Finland -- real name Touko Laaksonen -- is the 20th century Finnish artist whose erotic art featuring hyper-masculine men in tight uniforms with bulging biceps and erect, comically enormous penises inspired repressed gay men the world over...
Great loves are often reduced to a prosaic division of property, a fate the French couple in the fine new film, After Love, face with a whirling-dervish mix of fury and grief. After 15 years together, Marie (Bérénice Bejo)...