Author Archives: Nick Chen

About Nick Chen

26-year-old journalist who's written for places like Total Film, Sight & Sound, Little White Lies, Complex, SFX Magazine, Dazed and Confused, Grolsch Film Works, London Calling, Vice, and a bunch of other places. Why pencils have razors. Based on a book. Screenwriter. Buzz word. London. Twitter: @halfacanyon. Feeling pullovered apart by clothes horses. Lesser known Olsen brother. Multiple instances of words misused contemporaneously.

Film reviews 90: “Death Note”, “Logan Lucky”, “Rough Night”, “A Cure for Wellness”, “The Heartbreak Kid, “Syndromes and a Century” and 7 others…

This month: “The American Friend” (pictured above), “The Big Sick”, “A Cure for Wellness”, “A Ghost Story”, “The Heartbreak Kid” (1972), “The Heartbreak Kid” (2007), “Hello, My Name is Doris, “Hounds of Love”, “Logan Lucky”, “mother!”, “Pirates of the Caribbean: … Continue reading

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Film reviews 89: “Spider-Man: Homecoming”, “The Mummy”, “Dunkirk”, “Song to Song”, “The House”, “Until the End of the World” and 5 others…

This month:  “The Aviator’s Wife”, “Day Night Day Night”, “Dunkirk”, “The House”, “Mikey and Nicky”, “The Mummy”, “Mysterious Object at Noon”, “Song to Song”, “Spider-Man: Homecoming”, “Take Care of Your Scarf, Tatiana”, and “Until the End of the World” (pictured … Continue reading

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Film reviews 88: “Baby Driver”, “After the Storm”, “Colossal”, “It Comes at Night”, “Snowpiercer”, and 9 others…

This month: “After the Storm”, “Baby Driver”, “Barking Dogs Never Bite”, “Berlin Syndrome”, “Bushwick”, “La Cérémonie” (pictured above), “Colossal”, “Gifted”, “It Comes at Night”, “Marjorie Prime”, “Mother”, “Okja”, “Snowpiercer” and “Wilson”. Follow @halfacanyon for the same with less detail. After … Continue reading

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Film reviews 87: “Alien: Covenant”, “Snatched”, “Sandy Wexler”, “Rules Don’t Apply”, “The Discovery”, “Mindhorn” and 13 others…

This month: “Alien: Covenant”, “Bed and Board”, “La Ciénaga”, “Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid”, “The Discovery” “The Final Girls”, “Ghost”, “Good Kids”, “The Man Without a Past”, “Mindhorn”, “Rules Don’t Apply”, “Russian Dolls”, “Sandy Wexler”, “Snatched”, “Shadow Dancer”, “A Simple … Continue reading

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Film reviews 86: “Get Out”, “Ghost in the Shell”, “Logan”, “Hacksaw Ridge”, “L’Auberge Espagnole”, and 15 others…

This month: “About Schmidt”, “L’Auberge Espagnole” (pictured above), “Basic Instinct”, “Breaking Away”, “Chocolat”, “Disorder”, “The Founder”, “Get Out”, “Ghost in the Shell” (1995), “Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence”, “Ghost in the Shell” (2017), “Hacksaw Ridge”, “The Holy Girl”, “The … Continue reading

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