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Todd McCarthy

Film Critic & Columnist

Todd is a veteran trade publication film critic, columnist and reporter who has also written several acclaimed books and documentary films. He served two stints on the staffs of Variety and The Hollywood Reporter and extensively covered film festivals internationally for both publications. His film "Visions of Light: The Art of Cinematography" won the best documentary prizes from the New York Film Critics and National Society of Film Critics associations and he won an Emmy for writing the documentary "Preston Sturges: The Rise and Fall of an American Dreamer." He also directed the documentaries "Man of Cinema: Pierre Rissient" and "Forever Hollywood," which played at the American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theater for a decade. His books include "Kings of the Bs: Working Within the Hollywood System," the definitive biography "Howard Hawks: The Grey Fox of Hollywood" and "Fast Women: The Legendary Women of Racing."

More From Todd McCarthy

‘R.M.N.’ Review: Cristian Mungiu’s Look At A Small Town’s Strains And Divides Is Fresh And Urgent

‘Big George Foreman’ Review: Boxing Biopic Takes Middleweight Swing At Heavyweight Story

‘A Good Person’ Review: Florence Pugh In Zach Braff’s Blunt And Honest Drama

‘Take Two’ Season Finale: Last Word On The Oscars, A Radical Idea For Change & What The Future Might Hold

Take Two: Who Will Win, Could Win And Should Win At The Oscars (Watch For Surprises)

Film Review: Woody Harrelson In Bobby Farrelly’s ‘Champions’

Take Two: Did Oscar Get It Right? We Rewrite History With Our Alternate Acting Choices Over The Academy’s 95 Years

Berlin Review: ‘Joan Baez I Am A Noise’

Take Two: We Reveal The Best – And Worst – Best Picture Oscar Winners Of All Time

Take Two: The Best Political Films Of All Time



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