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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'Alien: Covenant' Mixes Blood And Guts With Existential Questions

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'Last Men In Aleppo' Captures The Horror And Humanity Of The Syrian Crisis

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'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2' Is Overlong And Void Of Suspense

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Film Adaptation Of 'The Circle' Is Part Satire, Part Moralistic Melodrama

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An Amazon Adventurer Is Weighed Down By Family Ties In 'Lost City of Z'

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Genre-Bending 'Colossal' Mixes Monster Metaphor With Romantic Comedy

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A Middle-Aged Misanthrope Reconnects With His Long Lost Daughter In 'Wilson'

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With 'T2: Trainspotting,' Director Danny Boyle Proves You can Go Home Again

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'Sense Of An Ending' Lacks The Punch Of The Prize-Winning Novel It's Based On

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The X-Men Franchise Takes An Intense, Scorched-Earth Turn With 'Logan'

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'Get Out' Mixes Satire, Race And Horror, And The Result Is A Scream

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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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