Nick Schager

 

Nick Schager 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

  • There's a simple lesson to be learned from Voodoo: Never get romantically involved with a married man whose wife is a voodoo priestess with a vengeful streak. After making this moronic mistake, Louisiana native Dani (Samantha Stewart)...

  • Every generation gets its own signature demonic-possession film. Bornless Ones, regrettably, is not that horror classic for millennials. Riffing on Sam Raimi's The Evil Dead, albeit without any of Raimi's goofy humor or aesthetic...

  • Urban legend has it that if you knock (twice!) on the door of an abandoned old house, a demonic witch is awakened. Believing this to be true, troubled teenager Chloe (Lucy Boynton) goes ahead and bangs away, thus dooming herself to an ordeal in...

  • Dramatically speaking, the creators of most "faith-based" films prove less interested in revealing truths than in reaffirming beliefs — leaving the movies predictable and, often, preachy. Such is the case with The Grace of Jake,...

  • Comedies of misery don't get much more uncomfortably hilarious than On the Rocks, writers-directors Ariel Gardner and Alex Kavutskiy's caustic ode to personal, professional, marital, sexual, familial, social and existential dysfunction....

  • My Father Die may boast a bizarrely graceless title, but that's the least of this revenge saga's shortcomings, which number in the dozens and conspire to make it an early contender for worst of 2017. Written and directed by Sean Brosnan...

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >