Gerald Peary

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Gerald Peary

American film critic, who has been a reviewer and columnist for the Boston Phoenix since 1996 add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1944.

Countries: Massachusetts (40%), United States (20%), Serbia (20%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Conversations with Filmmakers Series, Star (classification)

Linked to: Boston University, Boston University College of Communication, Concordia University, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

 

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Gerald Peary was born in 1944 add something

 

"'Gerald Peary"' is an American film critic, who has been a reviewer and columnist for the "Boston Phoenix" since 1996 add something


1950

Star (classification) - According to film scholar Gerald Peary, few newspapers adopted this practice until the French film magazine "Cahiers du cinéma" "started polling critics in the 1950s and boiling their judgment down to a star rating, with a bullet reserved for movies that the magazine didn't like


1978

Peary moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1978 to become first-string critic for the legendary alternative weekly, The Real Paper, which folded in 1981 add something


1981

Since 1981, he has taught journalism and film studies courses at Suffolk University, Boston , where he is Professor of Communication and Journalism add something


1986

" Peary was a 1986 Fulbright Fellow in Belgrade , studying Yugoslavian film comedy add something


1997

Since 1997, he has been the programmer/curator of the BU Cinematheque at Boston University's College of Communication, bringing independent filmmakers to show their works add something


1998

Conversations with Filmmakers Series - The series was launched in 1998 with Gerald Peary's "Quentin Tarantino: Interviews"