David Edelstein

Film Critic, Fresh Air

David Edelstein is a film critic for New York magazine and for NPR's Fresh Air, and an occasional commentator on film for CBS Sunday Morning. He has also written film criticism for the Village Voice, The New York Post, and Rolling Stone, and is a frequent contributor to the New York Times' Arts & Leisure section.

A member of the National Society of Film Critics, he is the author of the play Blaming Mom, and the co-author of Shooting to Kill (with producer Christine Vachon).

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'The Great Wall' Stands As A Monument To Absurd CGI Clutter

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'The Salesman' Offers A Brilliant Portrayal Of Marriage And Vengeance

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'Founder' Serves Up A Profile Of The Man Behind McDonald's

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Hilarity And Hostility Converge In The Family Comedy 'Toni Erdmann'

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'Paterson' Paints A Delicate Portrait Of A Bus Driver Who Writes Poetry

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Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling dance in the musical, La La Land, critic David Edelstein's pick for the best film of the year. Summit Entertainment hide caption

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In 'An Excellent Year' For Film, Critic David Edelstein Shares His 12 Favorites

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'Rogue One' Wows With Fresh Special Effects And A Multinational Cast

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Fantastically Stylized 'La La Land' Is A Musical Tour-De-Force

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'Jackie' Captures The Brittle Sadness Of A First Lady In Mourning

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Bleak, Mournful 'Manchester By The Sea' Packs An Emotional Punch

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Sci-Fi Saga 'Arrival' Asks: Can Humans Learn To Speak The Language Of Aliens?

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Mel Gibson Pours Fever And Passion Into Every Frame Of 'Hacksaw Ridge'

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Lush And Romantic 'Handmaiden' Is The Year's Most Irresistible Love Story

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Tower director Keith Maitland filmed real actors, then he laid animation over them. Kino Lorber hide caption

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Documentary Offers A Wrenching Look At America's First Modern Gun Massacre

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'Birth Of A Nation' Conforms To Hollywood's Standard Revenge Template

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