Chuck Wilson

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  • In the terrific documentary Top Spin, three teen athletes with mad ping-pong skills vie for a spot on the North American Olympic table tennis team. Filmmakers Mina T. Son and Sara Newens, who also edited, follow Lily Zhang, fifteen, and...

  • Avenged is an action-horror mash-up that's very silly, quite gruesome and a whole lot of fun. While driving alone through the desert lands of New Mexico, the very blond, very smart Zoe (Amanda Adrienne) is kidnapped, raped and then killed...

  • The setup is more fun than the payoff in this ambitious new take on the identity-switch comedy. Ana Maria (Edy Ganem) is 24, and so obsessed with blogging and tweeting about her favorite Mexican telenovela that she can't keep a job, much to the...

  • Rome is under Nazi control, and the Gestapo have just arrested a member of the Italian Resistance. As he's being taken away, the man's pregnant fiancée (Anna Magnani) gives chase, shouting her lover's name, over and over, "Francesco!...

  • 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...

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