All posts by Governing Committee

Mark Leeper

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS
Mark Leeper’s Film Reviews
MT VOID

MEMBER SINCE
2004

LOCATION
Matawan, NJ, United States

ABOUT MARK LEEPER
Mark became a serious fan of science fiction at about age five. He has been an active in SF activities ever since. He was President of the University of Massassachusetts SF Club. At Bell Laboratories he and wife Evelyn founded a science fiction club in 1978 and have run it ever since. The fanzine/newsletter, the MT VOID, which grew out of that club, has gone past 1300 issues. Mark has been a film reviewer on the Internet continuously since 1984. (Both are probably records.) The MT VOID has grown from a club notice to an internationally-recognized fanzine. Mark also writes long trip logs. He also has a strong interest in mathematics and in origami.

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Don R. Lewis

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS
Hammer to Nail

MEMBER SINCE
Unknown

LOCATION
Petaluma, CA, United States

ABOUT DON R. LEWIS
Don Lewis loves film. Having written for Film Threat for over 15 years, he is now Editor of Hammer to Nail as well as Managing Editor of Flick Nation He’s also a filmmaker in his own right. His short documentary films STRINGERS and DRAG KING have played numerous film festivals and garnered a few awards and his first documentary WORST IN SHOW played Oxford Film Fest in 2011. Don holds a Masters Degree in Cinema Studies from San Francisco State and resides in Northern California with his wife, daughter and dog named Igby.

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Twitter Page (Twitter Handle: @hammertonail)
Facebook: Hammer to Nail

Christopher Long

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS
DVDBlu Review

MEMBER SINCE
2008

LOCATION
Bryn Mawr, PA, United States

ABOUT CHRISTOPHER LONG
This member has not provided a biography.

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Twitter Page (Twitter Handle: @christophlong)

Kevin Ranson

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS
Grim D. Reaper presents MovieCrypt.com

MEMBER SINCE
2003

LOCATION
San Leon, TX, United States

ABOUT KEVIN RANSON
Kevin A. Ranson – Content Creator, Horror Writer, Film Critic. Heeding a macabre calling listening to “Mother Ghost Nursery Rhymes” in kindergarten, Kevin started writing in grade school and filled countless notebooks with story ideas while touring the Mediterranean in the US Navy. He is the author of The Spooky Chronicles and the vampire thriller series The Matriarch at CedarcrestSanctum.com, creator/critic for MovieCrypt.com and “ghost writer” for horror host Grim D. Reaper. Jedi master of Google-Fu, Bing-Jitsu, and buttered toast. His author blog is at ThinkingSkull.com.

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Twitter Page (Twitter Handle: @GrimDReaper)
Facebook: Grim D. Reaper
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Wesley Lovell

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS
Cinema Sight

MEMBER SINCE
1997

LOCATION
Springfield, MO, United States

ABOUT WESLEY LOVELL
Wesley has been writing about the Oscars and film since his website debuted in 1996 on GeoCities. He moved to oscarguy.com and eventually to his current home at cinemasight.com. The Oscar Guy as it was known in the beginning, was one of the first Academy Awards-themed websites and remains the oldest such site on the internet. The Oscar Guy site also debuted the first Academy Awards discussion forum, the Unofficial Academy Awards Discussion Board (UAADB), which is still operating today.Wesley graduated from Missouri State University with a degree in Communications/Mass Media with an emphasis in film studies. His day job involves working in the insurance industry, but considers film studies, film criticism and Oscar prognostication to be his true profession and passion.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
GALECA

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Twitter Page (Twitter Handle: @CinemaSight)
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Dan Lybarger

DanLybargerMEDIA AFFILIATIONS
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Film Threat
Just In Case It Matters

MEMBER SINCE
1998

LOCATION
Overland Park, KS, United States

ABOUT DAN LYBARGER
Since 1991, Dan Lybarger has been writing reviews and film-related features for The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, The Pitch, The Kansas City Star, Cineaste, Huffington Post, eFilmCritic.com, NitrateOnline.com and other publications.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
KCFCC (Kansas City Film Critics Circle)

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Twitter Page (Twitter Handle: @danlybarger)
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Paul Mavis

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS
Movies & Drinks
Drunk TV

MEMBER SINCE
2006

LOCATION
Maumee, OH, United States

ABOUT PAUL MAVIS
Paul Mavis was a staff reviewer for DVDTalk for nine years, where he wrote over 1700 movie and TV reviews. He now writes for DVD Drive-In. He is the author of The Espionage Filmography (McFarland, 2001), a reference text that is found in libraries and universities around the world. He has written for numerous publications, including American Movie Classics Magazine. Prior to this, he was the film curator for The Toledo Museum of Art. He holds a degree in film and television history and theory.

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Facebook: Movies & Drinks

Maitland McDonagh

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS
Film Journal International

MEMBER SINCE
2006

LOCATION
New York City, NY, United States

ABOUT MAITLAND MCDONAGH
Maitland McDonagh has written reviews and features for publications ranging from Film Comment to Film Journal International, appears frequently in documentaries, DVD supplements and podcasts, was TVGuide.com’s movie editor for 15 years and co-founded the Alliance of Women Film Journalists. She has written four books, including Broken Mirrors/Broken Minds: The Dark Dreams of Dario Argento and Movie Lust: Recommended Viewing for Every Mood, Moment and Reason and founded 120 Days Books to republish neglected vintage-gay adult novels.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
NYFCO (New York Film Critics Online)

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Twitter Page (Twitter Handle: @maitlandm)

Mike McGranaghan

MEDIA AFFILIATIONS
The Aisle Seat
Screen Rant
Ranker

MEMBER SINCE
1999

LOCATION
Central, PA, United States

ABOUT MIKE MCGRANAGHAN
Mike McGranaghan is the film critic for The Aisle Seat website, as well as the radio stations of Sunbury Broadcasting Corporation. His work has been published at One Perfect Shot, Film Racket, and Daily Grindhouse. Mike was additionally a regularly-contributing webcam critic on Current TV’s now-defunct movie review program, “The Rotten Tomatoes Show.” He has published two film-related books, “Straight-Up Blatant” and “My Year of Chevy: One Guy’s Journey Through the Filmography of Chevy Chase.” You can find him talking movies on Twitter: @aisleseat

OTHER PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
BFCA (Broadcast Film Critics Association)

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Twitter Page (Twitter Handle: @AisleSeat)
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Nell Minow

NellMinowMEDIA AFFILIATIONS
The Movie Mom
Rogerebert.com
The Credits

MEMBER SINCE
1999

LOCATION
McLean, VA, United States

ABOUT NELL MINOW
Nell Minow has been reviewing films as The Moviemom(r) since 1995 at moviemom.com and since 2000 on radio stations across the country. She is currently also assistant editor at rogerebert.com and writes for that site, thecredits.org, medium.com and others as well. Her books include The Moviemom’s Guide to Family Movies and 101 Must-See Movie Moments and in addition to OFCS she is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, the Washington Area Film Critics Association and the Alliance of Women Film Journalists.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
WAFCA (Washington DC Area Film Critics Association), BFCA (Broadcast Film Critics Association), AWFJ (Alliance of Women Film Journalists)

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Twitter Page (Twitter Handle: @moviemom)
Facebook: The Movie Mom