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).
A report on three offbeat offerings from Cannes 2017.
A look at three films from Cannes from our very own critic, Simon Abrams.
On the occasion of a new "Serial Mom" Blu-ray from Shout! Factory, director John Waters talks about the film, the death of cult cinema, the body odor of scream queens and more.
An interview with director Larry Cohen, who's having a retrospective at the Quad this weekend.
An interview with the writer and director of this week's "Colossal."
It's disappointing, but unsurprising that "Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back" is not being gifted with a "Kung Fu Hustle"-scale release.
Simon Abrams' last report from Macau, involving a look at the "Crossfire" sidebar and a review of found footage film "1974."