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J. Hoberman

One of the most highly respected film critics working today, J. Hoberman is the senior film critic for the Village Voice. His thirtieth anniversary at the Voice was celebrated with a film series at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and he received the Mel Novikoff Award at the 2008 San Francisco Film Festival. Hoberman is the author of Bridge of Light; The Magic Hour; The Red Atlantis; Vulgar Modernism, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism; On Jack Smith's Flaming Creatures; and The Dream Life (The New Press), among other books; he is the co-author, with Jonathan Rosenbaum, of Midnight Movies. He has written for Artforum, Bookforum, the London Review of Books, The Nation, the New York Review of Books, the New York Times, and the Virginia Quarterly Review, among other publications, and has taught cinema history at Cooper Union since 1990. He lives in New York.

This biography was last updated on 03/15/2011.

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