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.

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  • 5 days ago | Film and TV

    For Nic and his family, rehab becomes sobriety becomes relapse, a pitiless cycle of hope and disappointment too many of us will experience at one time or another, either as addict or loved one.

  • Just out of high school in Marin County and free to attend any of the six colleges that have accepted him, Nic Sheff (Timothée Chalamet) is handsome, whip-smart and completely addicted to drugs, chiefly crystal meth. “It takes the edge off...

  • In the sweet-souled and genuinely funny Finnish comedy Heavy Trip, Turo (Johannes Holopainen), the lead singer of a heavy metal band, shrugs off the daily “Get a haircut!” taunts of his small-town neighbors with the “fuck you” confidence...

  • A feast for its two main actors, the uneven but diverting horror movie The Basement is short on excessive gore and long on talk — some chopped-off fingers notwithstanding. While running a late-night errand, Craig (Cayleb Long), a...

  • In director Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire’s riveting Thai prison drama A Prayer Before Dawn, Peaky Blinders sensation Joe Cole stars as Billy Moore, an English-born amateur boxer living in Thailand. A meth-head who lights up before a...

  • The title of this superb drama from Norwegian writer-director Iram Haq (I Am Yours) isn’t subtle, but it’s true to the concern that spurs so many of its characters to do terrible things. Drawing on her own life experience, Haq gives us...

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