Author: Jason Tulchin

Jason Tulchin

Jason Tulchin is the current assistant managing editor of The Independent Magazine. He is a third-year journalism student at Emerson College, with a focus on sports reporting. Jason grew up in Somers, New York, and currently lives in Boston, Mass. When he’s not writing for the Independent, Jason is serving as the Deputy Sports Editor of the Berkeley Beacon, covering college athletics. In his free time, he practices Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and plays an unhealthy amount of video games.

Articles Written by Jason Tulchin:

“Clean” is a modern homage to “Taxi Driver”.

At a first glance, the “Clean” trailer was everything you could want from an independent action film. Adrien Brody stars as a hitman-turned-garbageman who goes from stacking trash to stacking bodies after a run-in with the mafia puts a target on his back and innocent people in danger. Brody, who co-wrote the film, said in… Read more »

“Master” Explores Old Ideas in a New Setting

Racism is horror. This is the idea behind creative masterpieces such as Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” and Bernard Rose’s “Candyman” (which later inspired Nia Dacosta’s 2021 spiritual remake). These films explore Black trauma through a generational lens, often coming to the same conclusion: nothing has changed. Whether it’s police violence or malicious tokenism from white… Read more »

“892” Will Open Atlanta Film Festival

Abi Damaris Corbin’s “892” will be the opening film at the Atlanta Film Festival on April 21, 2022. The film stars John Boyega as Brian Easley, an Iraq War veteran who was shot and killed by police in 2017 while attempting to rob a Wells Fargo bank in Cobb County, Georgia. The late Michael K…. Read more »

Denzel Washington broke his own Oscar Nominations record

Critically acclaimed actor Denzel Washington was nominated for Best Actor ahead of the 94th Academy Awards for his leading role in Joel Coen’s “The Tragedy of Macbeth.” The nomination is his 10th, making Washington the most nominated Black actor in Academy Awards history and the seventh-most nominated actor of all time. Washington first broke into… Read more »

“The Green Knight”: A Beautiful Tale of Exercises in Futility

Based on the medieval poem “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,” Director David Lowery retells the story of Gawain, the youngest knight of the Round Table and the nephew of King Arthur. While the original Gawain is a model for chivalry and bravery, actor Dev Patel’s Gawain is a drunk with commitment issues. He’s also… Read more »