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).
One of our critics looks at what "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" says about life in 2016.
An interview with actor/writer/director Larry Fessenden.
An interview with legendary animator Ralph Bakshi.
The fat lady sings again and again.
With another Police Story film opening this week, 30 years after the original, Simon Abrams offers a primer.
Our horror expert goes deep into the sociopolitical themes at play in the horror films of 2014.
An interview with the one and only Terry Gilliam, director of this week's "The Zero Theorem."
An interview with Woody Allen about his new film, "Magic in the Moonlight."