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film critic at (since 1997)

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as seen at

rotten tomatoes
rotten tomatoes
google news
google news

as seen in U.S. alt-weeklies

Salt Lake City Weekly
The Source Weekly (Bend, OR)
Orlando Weekly
Riverfront Times (St. Louis)
Detroit Metro Times
Current (San Antonio, TX)
Folio Weekly (Jacksonville, FL)
Isthmus (Madison, WI)
Charleston (SC) City Paper
Colorado Springs Independent
Pacific Northwest Inlander (Spokane, WA)
Missoula Independent
Monterey County (CA) Weekly
Rocky Mountain Chronicle (Fort Collins, CO)
North Coast Journal (Humboldt County, CA)
Sacramento News&Review
Wausau (WI) City Pages
Cincinnati City Beat
Ace Weekly (Lexington, KY)

additional credits

The List
Independent Lens
movieScope magazine (2006-2011) (articles now at
Video Librarian (2004-2009)
Apollo Guide
Film Threat
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
Blockbuster Preview
The Internet Review of Science Fiction
Yahoo! Internet Life
New York Living
Staten Island Advance
The Encyclopedia of U.S. Popular Culture
Staten Island Source

film festival juries

Best Female-Directed Film (Narrative), 2014 Edinburgh International Film Festival
39th Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival (2014)
Best Female-Directed Film, 2013 Sheffield Doc/Fest
Best Female-Directed Film, 2012 Sheffield Doc/Fest
Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Film Festival, 2003 I-Con, the largest SF convention on the U.S. East Coast

professional appearances, talks, lectures, etc.

BBC World Service’s “The Arts Hour,” August 1, 2020; June 13, 2020; March 14, 2020; January 4, 2020; September 7, 2019; June 15, 2019; March 30, 2019; January 12, 2019; October 7, 2018; March 4, 2018; November 12, 2017; October 15, 2017; July 30, 2017; January 1, 2017 (discussion)

Hoxton Radio’s “Hoxton Movies,” May 2, 2019 (discussion)

Royal Albert Hall, October 2018: hosted screening of a film sneak preview, moderated postscreening Q&A

BBC Radio 4’s “Front Row,” December 22, 2017 (discussion)

Underwire Festival, November 2015: “Wired Women: Voice It Out – Find Your Editorial Power” (panel discussion; listen here)

University of Southampton (UK) Web Science Doctoral Training Centre, May 2013: “Challenges and Opportunities of the Web” (lecture with Q&A)

St. Peter’s RC Primary School, Leicestershire, UK, June 2012; half-day programs speaking to 10- and 11-year-olds about Doctor Who and media criticism

University of Southampton (UK) Web Science Doctoral Training Centre, October 2011: “How the Net Devalues Creative Work” (lecture with Q&A)

GRITtv with Laura Flanders, February 2010: “GRITtv Goes to the Oscars” (TV panel discussion)

Fusion Film Festival at New York University, February 2009: “Smart Talk: Women and Film in the Blogosphere” (panel discussion)

Court TV’s Hollywood Heat, December 2006 (TV interview)

panel discussions at science fiction conventions including multiple WorldCons, Philcons, Boskones, Arisias, I-Cons, and Lunacons

BBC Radio, London’s LBC radio, and local radio programs across North America (on-air interviews)

nominee, Best Online Critic, 2010 National Entertainment Journalism Awards (Los Angeles Press Club)