Chase Hutchinson-Authority Editor

Chase Hutchinson

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About Chase Hutchinson

Chase Hutchinson is a longtime editor and writer with more than a decade of experience in journalism. His work has appeared in a variety of publications including IGN, i-D, The Stranger, The Playlist, The Inlander, The Seattle Times, and The Boston Globe. With a deep foundation of knowledge on everything from blockbuster fare to arthouse film, he is never not looking for the next exciting cinematic vision to explore. He is an expert in everything from horror franchises like Saw and Scream to big sci-fi like Star Wars as well as smaller scale genre stories like The Beast. He has covered several film festivals for Collider including the Toronto International Film Festival, the Sundance Film Festival, the Fantasia Film Festival, and the Venice Film Festival. He is also a member of the Seattle Film Critics Society. You can find him on Twitter and Bluesky at @EclecticHutch.

Latest Articles

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‘Beau Is Afraid’ Ending Explained: Ari Aster Puts Himself and Joaquin Phoenix on Trial

The key to understanding this tragicomedy is to let yourself go from fixating on the literal and instead embrace an engagement with the metaphorical.

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'Society of the Snow' Review: A Gripping Take on a Devastating True Story

Technically immersive if a little narratively shaky at times, the year in cinema is still not complete until you see this film.

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What to Watch This Weekend: December 22-25

Get ready to return to Atlantis with Arthur Curry this Christmas weekend.

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'Gyeongseong Creature' Review: Netflix’s K-Drama Plays Monster Peek-a-Boo

While all monster stories must withhold their central creature at least a little bit, this series keeps it in the shadows to its own detriment.

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'Asteroid City' Shows What Wes Anderson Thinks of His Own Films

'Asteroid City' is the closest Wes Anderson has come to explaining his distinct visual aesthetic.

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'Die Hard' Review: Bruce Willis & Alan Rickman Highlight a Christmas Action Classic

There is no greater holiday joy to take in one of the greatest, if not the greatest, action film of all time.

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'Memory' Review: Jessica Chastain and Peter Sarsgaard Are Devastatingly Good

Michel Franco's measured look at the lives of two people who seem to be strangers to each other breaks apart the soul before putting it back together.

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‘Barbie’ Ending Explained: Margot Robbie’s Plastic Protagonist Finds Her Home

After trying to find where it was that she belonged, all while battling Ryan Gosling's patriarchal himbo Ken, Barbie takes control of her own destiny.

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'The Delinquents' Review: A Twisty Heist Movie Unlike Any You’ve Ever Seen

Just when you think you know for sure where this film is going, it pulls the rug out from under you and leaves you pondering more expansive questions.

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'The Boys in the Boat' Review: George Clooney Should Stick To Acting

Those looking for a film worthy of this engaging true story will have to keep waiting.

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'Carol & the End of the World' Review: A Joyous Series About Finding Life Before Death

This sublime animated show asks life's biggest questions like "What does it all mean?" and "What if we made out next to the abandoned Applebee's?"

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'Percy Jackson and the Olympians' Review: Rick Riordan Takes His Story Back

This YA series is finally given a good adaptation after the author called the movies the equivalent of "my life's work going through a meat grinder."

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'American Fiction' Review: Jeffrey Wright Is Spectacular in Sharp Satire

Based on the novel by Percival Everett, this playful yet pointed feature debut from writer-director Cord Jefferson takes aim at modern storytelling.

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The 10 Best Christmas Horror Movies for Yuletide Terror

Have a holly, jolly, spooky Christmas.

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'Menus-Plaisirs — Les Troisgros' Review: A Master Cooks a Cinematic Feast

Go into Frederick Wiseman’s latest documentary on an empty stomach at your own peril.

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'The Last Voyage of the Demeter' Ending Explained: Knock-Knock, It's Me Dracula

You ever had an awkward encounter at a bar where you run into the vampire you're there to hunt down after he tried to kill you and drink your blood?

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'Skinamarink' Ending Explained: The Darkness Will Swallow You Whole

The terrors looming in the darkness may be more familiar than we realize.

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'Concrete Utopia' Review: Forget 'Squid Game: The Challenge,' This Is the Thriller to See

This peach of a South Korean disaster-thriller may hit some familiar notes, but it does so with an effective clarity that strikes home.

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