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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Bradley Cooper And Lady Gaga Shine In A Winning Remake Of 'A Star is Born'

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Singer-songwriter Blaze Foley (Ben Dickey) met Sybil Rosen (Alia Shawkat) in 1975. Later, the two lived together in a tree house in the woods. Courtesy of IFC Films hide caption

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The Music Soars As A Singer Burns Out In A Muddled 'Blaze'

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Documentary Reveals The 'Secret History' Of Hollywood Pimp Scotty Bowers

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'Three Identical Strangers' Tells The Astounding Story Of Triplets Separated At Birth

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'Leave No Trace' Follows A Father And Daughter Off The Grid

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A Birdbrained Library Heist Is Suffused With Irony In 'American Animals'

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2 Women Share The Stress And Sleeplessness Of Motherhood In 'Tully'

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Amy Schumer Deftly Challenges Beauty Standards In 'I Feel Pretty'

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Giddy, Over-The-Top 'Blockers' Makes Parents The Butt Of Prom Night Jokes

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Philosophically Rich 'Isle Of Dogs' Is A Howl Of Joy

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Humor Blends With Tragedy In The Farcical 'Death of Stalin'

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Spy Thriller 'Red Sparrow' Is A Long Slog With Minimal Suspense

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Mythic 'Black Panther' Is A Momentous Event In Pop Culture History

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Clint Eastwood Celebrates Old-Fashioned Heroism In 'The 15:17 To Paris'

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Documentary Offers A Devastating Look At The Obama Administration's 'Final Year'

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