Terrence Rafferty

Terrence Rafferty is a film critic who wrote regularly for The New Yorker during the 1990s. His writing has also appeared in Slate, The Atlantic Monthly, The Village Voice, The Nation, and The New York Times.[1] For a number of years he served as critic at large for GQ. He has a particular penchant for horror fiction and has reviewed collections by Richard Matheson, Joe Hill, and the Spanish author Cristina Fernández Cubas.[2]

Terrence Rafferty
OccupationFilm critic, writer


  • The Thing Happens: Ten Years of Writing About the Movies (1993)
  • Unnatural Acts (1992)


  1. ^ Rafferty, Terrence (July 27, 2003). "FILM; He's Nobody Important, Really. Just a Movie Writer". The New York Times.
  2. ^ Rafferty, Terrence (October 24, 2017). "A round-up of new horror". The New York Times.