Ben Nicholson

Ben Nicholson

UK-based film critic.

Editor of CineVue and penner of words on cinema for various publications including Sight & Sound, BFI, Dazed & The Skinny.

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Vérité FIlm Magazine (Apr-Jun 2015 Edition)

In which I discuss the work of Roy Andersson and his new film A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence, and I write about Orson Welles' time in Europe.

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Vérité Film Magazine | Jan-Mar 2015

In which I discuss the dazzling Birdman, and Andrey Zvyagintsev's Leviathan.

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'The Rover' review

"...Information is drip fed in sporadic slivers – the inflated value of the US dollar, Chinese text visible on a passing train – by which the audience can piece together an overarching context if they desire. The real crux of this imagined world is the Aussie backdrop. Already recognised as a wilderness punctuated sparsely with civilisation, in this instance it is continent as an allegory for parched moral bankruptcy. Humanity is rare - remorselessness and regression are etched more commonly upon the grimy faces of these future Bushmen. Guy Pearce plays the stony-eyed Eric, a bearded loner who is effectively the amoral world anthropomorphised. He is sitting in a sleazy bar when his car is stolen from the side of the road by a trio on the run, led by Scoot McNairy's Henry..."

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Vérité Film Magazine - August 2014

In which I discuss David Michod's Aussie apocalypse, The Rover.

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'Mood Indigo' review

"..Duris and Tatou do a fine job of portraying this touching central romance - having appeared opposite one another several times before - even if their characters remain largely underwritten. In truth, they are generally playing second fiddle to the effects anyway, and that is without the plethora of other characters. As with the visuals, there is an awful lot being crammed in to a story that, in essence, craves simplicity..."

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Vérité Film Magazine | July 2014

In which I provided the cover feature article - an interview with Michel Gondry about his latest film - and a review of said film, MOOD INDIGO.

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Vérité Film Magazine | June 2014

To which I contributed a review of the excellent Fruitvale Station and a piece In Defence of 300.

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Vérité Film Magazine | April 2014

To which I contributed a feature article on Japanese animation master, Hayao Miyazaki, and a review of his final film, The Wind Rises.

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Vérité March 2014

As we celebrate our one year anniversary, we tackle the challenging and mysterious cinematic return of Jonathan Glazer as we turn our gaze to his Scarlett Johansson starring Under the Skin. But that's not all, we answer the question 'Are we in a new-wave of documentary filmmaking?' and give you...

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Vérité February 2014

In the new issue we take a dip in the transgressive waters of Alain Guiraudie's new thriller Stranger by the Lake. Including an interview the Managing Director of the distributor releasing the film, Peccadillo Pictures, about the challenges of marketing gay cinema in the modern age. We also highlight the...

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ISSUU - Vérité - January 2014 by Vérité Magazine

ISSUU - Vérité - January 2014 by Vérité Magazine

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ISSUU - Vérité - July 2013 by Vérité Magazine

ISSUU - Vérité - July 2013 by Vérité Magazine

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NUVO Best of Indy 2015

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2016 Allegheny College Men's Soccer Media Guide

Sep 18, 2016 ... Brandon Nicholson Alma Mater. ..... Ben Montgomery '05 Financial Advisor Hefren Tillotson – Pittsburgh, PA. Patrick Bowman '08 ......

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FNSB foreclosures, March 23, 2016...