Nick Schager

Nick Schager 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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  • Art Bastard boasts exhaustive access to its subject, NYC painter Robert Cenedella, but Victor Kanefsky's documentary nonetheless manages to be as cursory as it is intimate, skimming over so much of Cenedella's life and career that it...

  • Manhattan Night serves up murder, sexual perversion, daddy issues and long-buried mysteries -- although it's not nearly dark or deviant enough to register as anything more than boilerplate faux-noir. Porter Wren (Adrien Brody) is a famous...

  • Laurie Anderson investigates loss through the prism of her beloved pooch's death in Heart of a Dog, an impressionistic nonfiction collage set to the filmmaker's ruminative narration, which she often whispers for the effect of maximum...

  • 9 months ago | Film Reviews

    Saoirse Ronan makes a grand case for herself as the millennial generation's finest leading lady in Brooklyn, an immaculately crafted, immensely moving character study about a 1950s immigrant struggling to find her place in the world. With an open,...

  • The story of a young African migrant who, along with his best friend, travels in search of a new life from Burkina Faso to Tunisia, Libya, and Italy, Mediterranea paints a portrait of refugee toil and suffering that doesn't lack for...

  • Saoirse Ronan makes a grand case for herself as the millennial generation's finest leading lady in Brooklyn, an immaculately crafted, immensely moving character study about a 1950s immigrant struggling to find her place in the...

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