Tom Carson won two National Magazine Awards during his stint as Esquire's "Screen" columnist and has been nominated twice more as GQ's movie reviewer. Formerly a staff writer at LA Weekly and The Village Voice, he is the author of Gilligan's Wake (a New York Times Notable Book of the Year for 2003) and Daisy Buchanan's Daughter.
A look at the trailer for Spielberg's upcoming Civil War biopicTom CarsonSep 17, 2012
Among big-ticket Oscar contenders, the critic's heart will always be with the overlooked gem.Tom CarsonSep 14, 2012
Criterion Collection has released the famed author's not-so-famed entries into the film canon.Tom CarsonAug 24, 2012
Full Metal Jacket—as well as the rest of the director's canon—still fails to impress, even after a quarter-century intermission.Tom CarsonAug 17, 2012