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.
8 days ago | Film and TV
Fresh ideas are rare in the horror game, so it’s not surprising that Truth or Dare quickly devolves into a riff on the Final Destination films, which had Death wittily and methodically hunting those it failed to nab in plane crashes ...
"It's Sound!" screams a briefly glimpsed newspaper headline flapping in the wind at the start of actor-director John Krasinski's marvelously tense, surprisingly melancholy horror thriller, A Quiet Place. That headline is no longer news to...
19 days ago | Film and TV
... The ground rules for this desolate new America: Make any sort of sharp, unexpected sound and a mantis-like alien creature will zoom out of nowhere to swoop you away to an instant, grisly death
1 month ago | Film and TV
The Strangers: Prey at Night ... has a slow and rather grim first half, but then, in the home stretch, takes a welcome turn into the seriously silly
The 2008 horror movie The Strangers, which found Liv Tyler and Scott Speedman being terrorized in a remote country house by three creepily masked young people, was harsh and unnerving and, thanks to affecting work by it stars, memorably...
5 months ago | Film and TV
When same-sex marriage became legal in Finland this past March, the government celebrated by releasing an official emjoi — a leather-clad man with a drooping mustache and a police-style cap emblazoned with the word “Tom.” No explanation was necess...