Michael Nordine 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, Dallas Observer and OC Weekly>.
13 days ago | Film and TV
Like just about everyone else, MUBI has gotten into the distribution business — in a way. The streaming service, a favorite among cinephiles, has been offering a curated selection of arthouse titles for years: 30 movies at a time, each available f...
While Old People Were Complaining About Millennials, a 16-Year-Old Made the Pretty Good Crime Thriller 'Stray Bullets'15 days ago | Film and TV
"She's a beauty," sixteen-year-old Connor says to his friend Ash as they gaze upon the glory that is their newly purchased paintball gun. In his feature-length debut as a writer-director, actual sixteen-year-old Jack Fessenden (who also stars as C...
28 days ago | Film and TV
Say this for Sleepless: It gives Michelle Monaghan more to do than almost anything else you've seen her in lately, whether it beTrue Detective or Patriots Day, and confirms once again that she should be in the lead far more often than Hollywood wo...
The old truism about pizza — that even when it's bad, it's still pretty good — also applies to Nicolas Cage movies. Well, most of the time: Arsenal, a low-rent crime thriller that finds the actor lurking in the background with evil intentions and ...
For better and for worse, Peter Berg has found his genre. After oscillating between sports (Friday Night Lights), superheroes (Hancock) and even board games (Battleship) without much distinction, the writer, director, producer and actor has made a...
Martin Scorsese opens his foreword to the latest edition of Shusaku Endo's Silence with a simple, impossible question: "How do you tell the story of Christian faith?" The director isn't presumptuous enough to present his adaptation of that beloved...