Kristen Lopez

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS Awards Circuit Cinema Sentries ClassicFlix Journeys in Classic Film LOCATION Sacramento, CA, United States ABOUT KRISTEN LOPEZ I have been a freelance film critic for going on a decade. I predominately write for Awards Circuit, in charge of both their classic film and book columns. I’m also the owner and operator of the premiere classic film site, Journeys in Classic Film. I’m also the Associate Editor for ClassicFlix and a regular staff writer for Cinema Sentries. FAVORITES Favorite Films: Anne of the Thousand Days, My Girl, Singin’ in the Rain, American Psycho, Almost Famous Favorite Actors: Cary Grant, […]

Courtney Howard

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS Reel Vixen Sassy Mama In LA Screen Picks LOCATION Burbank, CA, United States ABOUT COURTNEY HOWARD Born and raised in Northern California, Courtney has had a love of Hollywood ever since seeing her first film in theaters at age 6 (‘E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial’). In 8th grade she was voted most likely to work with the Hollywood elite, and was the only girl in her high school to have a subscription to Entertainment Weekly. Majoring in film at BIOLA University taught her more about the movie making craft and film theory. She also possesses a wealth of useless […]

Francisco J. Cangiano

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS CineXpress ├ŹNDICE PSEUDONYMS Fico, Fico Cangiano, FJC LOCATION Guaynabo, PR, United States ABOUT FRANCISCO J. CANGIANO Francisco “Fico” Cangiano is the founder, editor-in-chief and main film critic of CineXpress, a Puerto Rican blog/website dedicated to everything about movies. Born in 1980, San Juan, PR, Francisco graduated from the University of Dayton in Ohio, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications, with minors in Film and Marketing. Besides CineXpress, Francisco also has presence every Thursday in one of Puerto Rico’s top newspapers, ├ŹNDICE, and at 9:30 am on one of Puerto Rico’s top stations, Fidelity 95.7 FM. Film Aficionado, […]

Eduardo Pasa

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS DC Filmdom PSEUDONYMS Eddie Pasa LOCATION Springfield, VA, United States ABOUT EDUARDO PASA My earliest memory I can recall is squealing with delight in a theater as I watched the X-Wing fighters zoom toward the exhaust port in 1977’s Star Wars. Since then – as my parents, family, and friends can confirm – I’ve been a lover of all things film. In 2010, I started writing for DC-based internet outlets The Rogers Revue and Reel Film News, after which my co-writer and site co-owner Michael Parsons and I launched DC Filmdom in 2013. Thank you for stopping by! […]

Eduardo Monteiro

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS Cinema Sem Erros LOCATION Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil ABOUT EDUARDO MONTEIRO Humbly trying to discuss movies in my spare time with some portuguese speakers on this on-line jungle. ADDITIONAL LINKS Twitter Handle: @reclameseduardo

Doug Heller

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS Next Projection LOCATION Pittsburgh, PA, United States ABOUT DOUG HELLER I fell in love with film as an art form when I was a teenager in the mid-90s and continue that love today. I attended the University of Pittsburgh and received my BA in Film Studies and later obtained my MaED from Argosy University. I’ve been writing film reviews off and on since the early 2000s, but regularly for since 2013. My favorite genres are sci-fi, comedy and noir and I have a great affinity for classic Hollywood films of any genre, but I’ll watch anything. As […]

Derek Deskins

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS LOCATION Austin, TX, United States ABOUT DEREK DESKINS Derek began writing about film irregularly on Tumblr in 2010 to prevent mental prolapse while unemployed. In 2013, following a lucky meeting at Independent Film Festival Boston, he began contributing to his first outlet,, where he continues to write today. Since then, he has contributed to,, and, where he is a senior film critic, editor, and Director of News. Now living in Austin, he continues to fight the stigma that being good at math means you are not any no good at writing. I […]

C.J. Prince

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS Way Too Indie Fresh from the Theatre LOCATION Hamilton, ON, Canada ABOUT C.J. PRINCE Writer on Way Too Indie since 2012, editor since 2015. Contributor to Fresh From the Theatre. Part of the programming committee for the 2015 AGH BMO World Film Festival in Hamilton, Ontario. ADDITIONAL LINKS Twitter Handle: @cj_prin

Blake Crane

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS Film Racket Film Pulse LOCATION Chicago, IL, United States ABOUT BLAKE CRANE Member did not submit a biography. FAVORITES Favorite Directors: Quentin Tarantino, Brian De Palma, Alfred Hitchcock, Martin Scorsese ADDITIONAL LINKS Twitter Handle: @BlakeCrane_ Facebook Page

Ben Nicholson

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS CineVue The BFI New Empress The Skinny LOCATION London, England, United Kingdom ABOUT BEN NICHOLSON Ben is a freelance film writer and critic who is the Editor of and also contributes to publications such as The Skinny and the BFI. Having always been enamoured with the silver screen, he is voracious consumer of cinema – at home with hulking blockbusters as much as contemplative art house fare. A sucker for happy endings, his favourite films include The Third Man, In the Mood For Love and Last Year at Marienbad. FAVORITES Favorite Films: The Third Man, In the […]