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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The Vigilant Thriller 'Into The Fade' Melds Tragedy With Nihilism

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'Florida Project' Tops David Edelstein's List Of The Year's Best Films

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'Phantom Thread' Is Deeply Weird And Marvelously Entertaining

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'Last Jedi' Puts The Smarts — And The Heart — Back Into The 'Star Wars' Franchise

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'I, Tonya' Offers A Sympathetic Second Act To A Disgraced Figure Skater

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Delusions Of Grandeur Take Center Stage In James Franco's 'Disaster Artist'

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'Three Billboards' Is a Vigilante-Revenge Thriller That Goes Off The Rails

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'Lady Bird' Soars With An Intimate Portrait Of Mother-Daughter Angst

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'Novitiate' Captures A Watershed Moment In The Life Of The Catholic Church

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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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