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Alan Scherstuhl

Alan Scherstuhl

Alan Scherstuhl is film editor at The Village Voice. He also covers books, music, and other matters for the Voice, in addition to writing Studies in Crap, his ongoing humor column about bizarre books and ephemera found at junkshops.

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  • An empathetic, richly detailed epic, Diego Quemada-Diez's road/train/tunnel movie follows four Guatemalan teens' journey from their hometowns to the U.S. border -- and, presumably, a better life. Quemada-Diez gets right to it, spending no time on...

  • A comedy too listless to bother crafting jokes or comic incidents, a character study centered on a sweet-natured prick it's hard to believe could actually exist tumbleweeding into a job at a lube shop, 7 Chinese Brothers is a go-nowhere...

  • This mean and vigorous men's adventure pulp throwback has everything going against it. It's a late-August release whose leads, Owen Wilson and Lake Bell, tend to be the best things in movies you otherwise regret seeing. The trailers, teasing the...

  • 4 days ago | Studies in Crap

    Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets. Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars Coloring Activity Book Authors: David Anthony Kraft (story), Carlos Garzon (penc...

  • 5 days ago | Film and TV

    An empathetic, richly detailed epic, Diego Quemada-Diez's road/train/tunnel movie follows four Guatemalan teens' journey from their hometowns to the U.S. border — and, presumably, a better life. Quemada-Diez gets right to it, spending no time on b...

  • 5 days ago | Film and TV

    A comedy too listless to bother crafting jokes or comic incidents, a character study centered on a sweet-natured prick it's hard to believe could actually exist tumbleweeding into a job at a lube shop, 7 Chinese Brothers is a go-nowhere shrug of a...

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