Tim Grierson

Senior U.S. Critic for Screen International, a contributing editor at MEL, and the author of “This Is How You Make a Movie"

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Vice president of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association; Senior critic for Screen International, chief film critic for Paste, and film critic for the New Republic 

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Critics review “Dear Evan Hansen,” a film adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical of the same name; “The Guilty,” a thriller starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a 911 operator trying to…

Ben Platt’s age ruins the sense of innocence in ‘Dear Evan Hansen,’ says critic

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Critics review “Free Guy,” a video game-inspired action movie that stars Ryan Reynolds as a naive bank teller named Guy; “Don’t Breathe 2,” a followup to the 2016 film about a blind…

Skip ‘Respect’ and revisit ‘Amazing Grace’ doc instead, critics echo

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Fast & Furious 9 is the most wonderful time, says critic

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