Cast Member | JAMI BERNARD

Founder of Barncat Publishing Inc., Bernard is a former film critic for “The New York Daily News.” She is the author and editor of five books on film, including “The X List: Movies That Turn Us On,” and one about breast cancer, which she successfully battled. She also has written a Lois Lane and a [...]

Cast Member | RICHARD CORLISS

Since 1980, Corliss has written film reviews and many cover stories for “Time” magazine. Earlier, he edited the magazine, “Film Comment,” and wrote the important book, ‘Talking Pictures,” making an argument for the key roles of the screenwriter and screenwriting in the artistry of movies. He has been a television guest 14 times on “The [...]

Cast Member | ROGER EBERT

The best-known and probably best-loved American film critic, Ebert has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and, in 2009, was made an honorary life member of the Directors Guild of America. He’s written thousands of reviews for “The Chicago Sun-Times” since 1967, and, for 23 years, he co-hosted a popular television show with [...]

Cast Member | OWEN GLEIBERMAN

At age 22, Gleiberman graduated from reviewing for the college newspaper at the University of Michigan to, in 1981, writing for “The Boston Phoenix,” where he eventually became first-string critic. He has been a critic for “Entertainment Weekly” since the magazine began in 1990. He is also a reviewer for NY-1, New York’s 24-hour cable [...]

Cast Member | MOLLY HASKELL

From working at the French Film Office in the 1960s, Haskell went to “The Village Voice,” where she was a groundbreaking, extremely influential feminist film critic. Her feminist consciousness also informed her classic 1977 best-seller, “From Reverence to Rape: The Treatment of Women in the Movies.” Her 1990 memoir, “Love and Other Infectious Diseases,” chronicled [...]

Cast Member | J. HOBERMAN

His first film review for “The Village Voice” was in 1977. He’s been there ever since, and as senior film critic since 1986. Additionally, he’s a professor of film studies at New York University, and the author of a wide-range of scholarly film books, from “Midnight Movies” (with Jonathan Rosenbaum) to “Bridge of Light: Yiddish [...]

Cast Member | STANLEY KAUFFMANN

Born in 1916, Kauffmann has been writing about films for “The New Republic” since 1958, easily the longest run of an American reviewer. Additionally, he has published twelve books of criticism, seven novels, and a memoir, “Albums of Early Life.” His anthology (with Bruce Hensell), “American Film Criticism: From the Beginnings to Citizen Kane,” is [...]

“For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism” is the first documentary to dramatize the rich saga of American movie reviewing. Directed by The Boston Phoenix critic, Gerald Peary, “For the Love of Movies” offers an insider’s view of the critics’ profession, with commentary from America’s best-regarded reviewers, Roger Ebert (The Chicago Sun-Times), A.O. Scott (The New York Times), Lisa Schwarzbaum (Entertainment Weekly), Kenneth Turan (The Los Angeles Times)  Read More →

The Latest For The Love Of Movies News

“For the Love of Movies” will make it’s US TV debut on the Documentary Channel on Saturday, February 12 at 8 PM EDT (encore screening at 11 PM EDT).  What could be better than to spend Valentine’s Day snuggling on the couch with your honey while watching this homage to movie love?  Read More →

Happy New Year!  In 2009 and 2010, we’ve had surprising success on the film festival and theatrical Amy, Marilyn, Gerry at Tropic Cinema circuit, showing at over 60 film festivals and theaters around the world.  Last week, we screened to two full houses at the Tropic Cinema in Key West, Florida, and we’re premiering next week in Norway at the Tromso Film Festival.  Read on for additional news!  Read More →

We have a winner!  Congratulations to Peter Demarco from Long Island, New York.  Submitting a video about the Creature Features that played in the 1970s on TV, Peter explained how his love of the movies was first brought on by these creepy horror films beaming out of the set before his impressionable 10-year-old eyes. Do you want to see our film? It’s easy to order our DVD.  Read More →