Stephanie Zacharek is an American film critic at Time, based in New York City. From 2013 to 2015, she was the principal film critic for The Village Voice. She was a 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist in criticism.[1]

Stephanie Zacharek
Alma materSyracuse University (B.S.)
Occupation(s)Film critic, journalist
Years active1986–present

Early life edit

Stephanie Zacharek received a Bachelor of Science degree from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, in New York.[2]

Career edit

In the 1990s, Zacharek worked for The Boston Phoenix and Inc.[citation needed] From 1999 to 2010, she was a film critic and senior writer at, where her husband, Charles Taylor, was also a film critic until 2005.[3] She became chief film critic of Movieline in 2010,[4] and left in mid-2012. In April 2013, the Voice Media Group hired her as chief film critic of The Village Voice.[5] In 2015 she left the Village Voice and became the film critic for Time magazine.[6] In February 2018, she was selected to be on the jury for the main competition section of the 68th Berlin International Film Festival.[7]

References edit

  1. ^ "Finalist: Stephanie Zacharek of The Village Voice, New York, NY". The Pulitzer Prizes official site. Archived from the original on August 25, 2017. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  2. ^ "Stephanie J. Zacharek".
  3. ^ "Against Consensus: An Interview with Film Critic Charles Taylor". Slant Magazine. February 19, 2006.
  4. ^ VanAirsdale, S.T. (April 12, 2010). "Welcome Stephanie Zacharek, Moveline's New Chief Film Critic!". Movieline. Archived from the original on August 9, 2017. Retrieved August 25, 2013.
  5. ^ Albert, Sarah (June–July 2013). "The Village Gets a New Voice". American Journalism Review. Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. Archived from the original on August 25, 2013. Retrieved August 25, 2013.
  6. ^ "Time Magazine Names New Film and TV Critics (Exclusive)". November 9, 2015. Retrieved August 28, 2023.
  7. ^ "The International Jury 2018". Berlin International Film Festival. February 6, 2018. Archived from the original on February 10, 2018. Retrieved February 6, 2018.

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