Nicholas Stoller
Features // 3 Articles
Reviews // 4 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles

2010 Summer Movie Preview - June
3 May 2010 // 5:00 PM

After May's gangbusters' start, June settles down with The A-Team, Toy Story 3, and more Twilight.

The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008
15 Jan 2009 // 3:00 PM

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.


‘The Five-Year Engagement’ is a Preordained Slog
26 Apr 2012 // 11:08 PM

This grindingly long romantic comedy suffers from the smug belief that a couple of affable stars can compensate for a lazy lack of purpose.

Judd Apatow Returns with the Bromance 'Get Him to the Greek'
4 Jun 2010 // 12:30 AM

Russell Brand sings some of the best fake British rock songs since Spinal Tap, tunes that are actually quite catchy.


'Neighbors' and What a Drag It Is, Getting Old
9 May 2014 // 3:24 AM

This combination of authentic emotions and farcical fantasy works, thanks to a group of actors who know how to mix truth with exaggeration.

Get Him to the Greek: An Uneven Journey at Best
4 Jun 2010 // 6:20 AM

Get Him to the Greek frequently sacrifices snickers to concentrate on kitchen sink contrivances. Instead of adding gravitas to the film, they frequently halt it's insane gusto.

//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

READ the article