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Tim Grierson

Tim Grierson is the Senior U.S. Critic for Screen International. His writing appears frequently in the Los Angeles TimesVulture and Rolling Stone, and he is the author of seven books, including his latest, This Is How You Make a Movie. A member of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and the National Society of Film Critics, he co-hosts a weekly film podcast, Grierson & Leitch.


The Imperiled Women of Alex Garland’s Films

The writer-director’s acclaimed movies focus on nuanced, layered protagonists who don’t succumb to “Strong Female Character” cliches. A big reason his latest, Civil War, doesn’t work as well is it’s the first time he’s viewed one of his heroines so…

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