Chuck Wilson

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  • Diving Normal is passionately acted and well directed, but its storyline is never less than ridiculous. Against his better judgment (and the viewer's as well), Fulton (Philipp Karner), a Brooklyn graphic novelist, can't resist wooing his...

  • Writer-director Greg Francis has a million good ideas, and a zillion bad ones, and the imbalance eventually sinks his debut film. Indiana beat cop Stan Jeter (a charismatic Beau Mirchoff) has just been promoted to detective, which earns him a...

  • Sam Esmail's first film has a visual assurance that suggests the arrival of a gifted director, but the characters he has created are so off-putting that viewers aren't likely to appreciate the beauty surrounding them. While waiting in line to...

  • The magnificent dance film Flamenco Flamenco begins, as it must, with a lady in red. Scarlet red, the dress clings to the impossibly lithe body of Sara Baras, Spain's preeminent female dancer, who stretches her long arms to the sky and...

  • The new thriller from Spanish writer-director Nacho Vigalondo (Timecrimes) is visually dazzling, but the story starts off silly and ends up a confusing, maddening mess. Open Windows is seen entirely through the lens of online...

  • Imagine I'm Beautiful is a thematically ambitious character study trapped inside the limiting strictures of a crazy-roommate thriller. Just off the plane from Utah, Lana (Naomi McDougall Jones, who also wrote the script) takes a room in...