Calum Marsh

Calum Marsh 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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  • 2 months ago | Film and TV

    Orenthal James Simpson always seemed a singular figure. Hardly anybody got where he got or did what he did. Certainly nobody got away with it. But of course it isn’t just the man who fascinates: It’s the image. This he shares in common with every ...

  • 8 months ago | Film and TV

    As we approach the end of another year in moviegoing — and as the industry prepares for its annual spasm of awards and accolades — it seems an apt time to look ahead. Here are ten films you won't want to miss in 2016. 1. The Invitation (Dir. Karyn...

  • The city of Palermo has long suffered under the rule of a criminal empire: the Sicilian Mafia, better known as the Cosa Nostra. Anti-mob group Addiopizzo reported in 2008 that the Mafia extorts more than $200 million annually from local...

  • Introducing Story of My Death at the International Film Festival Rotterdam earlier this year, Catalan director Albert Serra proclaimed his film to be unlike any other -- a film without precedent or influence. "I tried to make an original...

  • Perhaps Ruben Östlund's most sophisticated thought experiment yet, the provocative and wise Force Majeure is a penetrating study of that most ludicrous of social pretenses — masculinity, toxic and ubiquitous. Östlund takes...

  • 2 years ago | Film Reviews

    Ruben Östlund makes films the way sociologists devise thought experiments: by posing a hypothesis and thinking fully through its consequences. The Swedish director's previous feature, 2011's Play, follows a group of black teenagers in Gothenb...

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