Simon Abrams is a native New Yorker and freelance film critic whose work has been featured in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, The Village Voice, and elsewhere.
Simon started his career as an arts critic in high school, writing comics reviews for The Comics Journal. He conducted the cover interview with writer Robert Kirkman in issue #289. After writing film reviews for The New York Press and Slant Magazine, Simon wrote film reviews for the Voice, contributing feature interviews and capsule reviews for six years. He's currently working on a couple of book projects, including a history of movie gore (with his Guillermo del Toro's Devil's Backbone co-author Matt Zoller Seitz).
An interview with Lloyd Kaufman, the co-founder of Troma Films, on the eve of the release of his last movie.
A preview of MoMA's retrospective on Larry Fessenden and his Glass Eye Pix movie studio.
A review of the Disney Plus exclusive Lego Star Wars Holiday Special.
One of our critics on the joys of Diva.