film criticism


film critic at FlickFilosopher.com (since 1997)

as seen at

professional affiliations

additional credits

The List
Independent Lens
movieScope magazine
Film.com (2006-2011)
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 Radio 4’s “Front Row,” December 22, 2017 (discussion)

BBC World Service’s “The Arts Hour,” March 4, 2018; November 12, 2017; October 15, 2017; July 30, 2017; January 1, 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)