Chuck Wilson

 

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, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.

Latest Stories

  • In the deeply moving documentary Iron Moon, filmmakers Qin Xiaoyu and Wu Feiyue explore the language and lives of five of China's so-called "worker-poets," including Xu Lizhi, who jumped to his death at age 23 from the factory where they...

  • On the air, David "Danger Dave" Patrone (Don Scimé), host of the Buffalo, New York, radio show Gay Talk, is whip-smart and caustically funny. Outside the studio, he's timid and sad. The only person he can really talk to is his...

  • In this hokey but effective adaptation of Katherine Paterson's 1978 young-adult novel, 13-year-old Gilly Hopkins (Sophie Nélisse), who's spent her life in foster care, arrives at the Maryland home of Maime Trotter (Kathy Bates), a...

  • In this superb coming-of-age drama, the thoughts of high school senior Oscar Madly (Connor Jessup) are never far from Buffy (voiced by Isabella Rossellini), the hamster he's had since his traumatic boyhood. Oscar's mother (Joanne Kelly) walked...

  • In his lovely new film, Argentine director Daniel Burman mixes reality with fiction in inventive ways. In Buenos Aires, there's a Jewish aid foundation run by a legendary figure known only as Usher. Burman sends the fictional Ariel (Alan Sabbagh,...

  • For those of us who grew up watching the 1970s TV comedies All in the Family and Maude, Norman Lear is a near-god. Lear co-created and produced those culture-shaking shows, along with the landmark African-American comedies Good...

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