Nick Chen

Writer

Rose Plays Julie
Film & TVRose Plays Julie: a cold, glassy revenge-thriller about trauma
The Prisoners of Ghostland – Sion Sono4
Film & TVHow Japanese provocateur Sion Sono made Nicolas Cage’s wildest film
BENEDETTA, PAUL VERHOEVEN
Film & TVErotic nuns and killer cowboys: 15 must-see films at London Film Festival
Mark Cousins in 'The Story of Looking'
Film & TVMark Cousins unpacks key moments in his visual odyssey The Story of Looking
Annette – Leos Carax
Film & TVThe Sparks Brothers on Annette and soundtracking musical sex scenes
Misha and the Wolves
Film & TVMisha and the Wolves: hoax Holocaust survival tale that deceived the world
The Nest – Sean Durkin
Film & TVSean Durkin on The Nest, a horror movie that isn’t a horror movie
Censor by Prano Bailey-Bond
Film & TVCensor is the must-see horror that will leave you questioning reality
Fever Maya Da-Rin
Film & TVThe Fever: Maya Da-Rin on her Brazilian drama about Indigenous heartache
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Film & TVBjörn Andrésen on being ‘The Most Beautiful Boy in the World’
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Film & TVLimbo: the dark comedy about a Syrian refugee stuck in Scotland
Old by M. Night Shyamalan
Film & TVVicky Krieps and Alex Wolff on M. Night Shyamalan’s beach horror, Old
Deerskin 1
Film & TVDeerskin: a French weirdo horror about a murderer with killer style
 Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard in Annette
Film & TVA beginner’s guide to Leos Carax in eight YouTube videos
3Another Round
Film & TVAnother Round: a tragicomedy about day-drinking and never-ending hangovers
Magnus von Horn’s Sweat 1
Film & TVSweat: a deft drama on the lonely life of an Instagram fitness influencer
Aditya Modak, The Disciple Netflix
Film & TVAlfonso Cuarón & Chaitanya Tamhane on their celebration of Hindustani music
In the Earth 5
Film & TVBen Wheatley on the perils of shooting a psychedelic pandemic horror
Shiva Baby 10
Film & TVShiva Baby is about ‘how being a young woman is a horror movie’
Surge by Aneil Karia 3
Film & TVSurge director Aneil Karia on his favourite stressful movies
APPLES by Christos Nikou_4
Film & TVApples: an esoteric black comedy about a virus that erases your memories
Spring Blossom
Film & TVSuzanne Lindon on the cliché-avoiding age gap romance of Spring Blossom
Black Bear 3
Film & TVActor Aubrey Plaza on acting in a psychosexual thriller about acting
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Film & TVGerman arthouse icon Christian Petzold on Undine: a supernatural love story