*Movie Critic, NPR's All Things Considered
*Film Critic, The Philadelphia Inquirer
*Associate Professor of Theater and Film, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
*Co-author, The Encyclopedia of Great Filmmakers (Facts on File, 2002) and co-editor, The Encyclopedia of Novels into Film (Facts on File, 1998)
A neurotic mob boss, an intergalactic pirate, a hardworking rapper, an even harder working hobbit, a modern day cinderella ...and a talk show host. On Talk of the Nation, join Neal Conan for a look at this year's holiday movies and holiday classics.