David Edelstein 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.

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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Director Agnes Varda And French Artist JR Team Up In Road Picture 'Faces Places'

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Don't Expect To Have Your Mind Blown By 'Blade Runner 2049'

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Farcical And Madcap, 'American Made' Stars Tom Cruise At His Best

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'Trophy' Reveals The Convoluted Economics Of African Big Game Hunting

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Self-Aggrandizing, Interminable 'Mother!' Mixes Fantasy And Reality

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A Coney Island Teen Struggles To Come To Terms With His Sexuality In 'Beach Rats'

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Haunting 'Marjorie Prime' Is Suffused With Forgiveness And Despair

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A Killing On A Native American Reservation Propels The Mystery-Thriller 'Wind River'

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'Detroit' Dramatizes A Deadly '67 Motel Encounter Between Police And Civilians

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'Dunkirk' Is A Harrowing War Movie, Muddled By A Convoluted Timeline

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'Lady Macbeth' Is An Icy British Psychodrama About Power And Abuse

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Breezy 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Offers A Trip Back To A Simpler Time

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'Baby Driver' Is An Action-Packed, Elegant Joyride

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Garish Melodrama Becomes Universal Tragedy 'The Beguiled'

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