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Critic, Entertainment Weekly and EW.com

Chris Nashawaty is a Senior Writer for EW.

Recent articles by Chris Nashawaty

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Movie Review Two Days, One Night
by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 30, 2015

The headlines keep reminding us that the economy has recovered. But try telling that to the millions of…

Movie Review A Most Violent Year
by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 30, 2015

Writer-Director J.C. Chandor's A Most Violent Year is set in New York City in the winter of 1981.…

Movie Review Magician: The Astonishing Life of Orson Welles
by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 30, 2015

Bigger than life in every sense, Orson Welles is someone whose feats and failings can't be summed up…

Movie Review Red Army
by Chris Nashawaty | Jan 21, 2015

If sports are, in fact, a metaphor for war, then it makes sense that one of the most…

Movie Review Mommy
by Chris Nashawaty | Jan 21, 2015

If you feel uncomfortable watching Xavier Dolan's gripping new film, Mommy , that's entirely by design. The movie…

Movie Review Still Alice
by Chris Nashawaty | Jan 14, 2015

One of the cruelest ironies of Alzheimer's disease is how aware its sufferers are of their fate. As…

Movie Review Vice
by Chris Nashawaty | Jan 14, 2015

Even if you don't own a calendar, one look at this dreary, derivative sci-fi thriller would tell you…

Movie Review Blackhat
by Chris Nashawaty | Jan 14, 2015

Even the best filmmakers can cough up a dud now and then. Exhibit A: Michael Mann's ludicrous high-tech…

Movie Review Son of a Gun
by Chris Nashawaty | Jan 14, 2015

Aussie writer-director Julius Avery's over-plotted feature debut is a gritty crime flick that crackles with menace and explores…

Movie Review Selma
by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 17, 2014

It's December, which means the multiplex is once again starting to look a lot like the biography section…

Movie Review Big Eyes
by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 17, 2014

For a while there, it was beginning to look like Tim Burton had become a prisoner of his…

Movie Review American Sniper
by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 17, 2014

Clint Eastwood's American Sniper is a film that evokes complicated emotions. A month after seeing it, you might…

Movie Review Unbroken
by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 17, 2014

For someone who exudes such edgy unpredictability in front of the camera, Angelina Jolie is a bit square…

Movie Review The Gambler
by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 17, 2014

Even if you've never seen James Caan's dazzling 1974 version of The Gambler , you'll probably walk out…

Movie Review The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies
by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 17, 2014

Considering how slim the actual book was, Peter Jackson sure has taken his sweet-ass time getting to the…

Movie Review Into the Woods
by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 17, 2014

There were serious concerns among Stephen Sondheim fans, a notoriously rabid bunch as theater folk go, that Disney's…

Movie Review Exodus: Gods and Kings
by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 10, 2014

Is it possible to sit through a movie, mentally cataloging its absurdities, and still walk out dazzled? Because…

Movie Review Inherent Vice
by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 10, 2014

Paul Thomas Anderson's shaggy new stoner noir Inherent Vice isn't a movie to be solved or figured out.…

Movie Review Top Five
by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 10, 2014

As brilliantly funny as Chris Rock is, he's never been able to replicate the high-voltage danger and electricity…

Movie Review The Pyramid
by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 05, 2014

A team of archaeologists descending into a cursed Egyptian tomb isn't the lamest idea for a cheapo horror…

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