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Roger Ebert
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Paul Muni
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Richard Corliss

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Richard Corliss

Writer for Time magazine who focuses on movies, with the occasional article on music or sports add

Category: Literature

Born in 1944.

Countries: United States (83%), Spain (6%), Jordan (6%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Richard Schickel, Meg Ryan, Film Comment

Linked to: Film Comment, Time, Columbia University, Museum of Modern Art

 

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Richard Corliss was born in 1944 add something


1969

Corliss lives in New York City with his wife, Mary, whom he married on Sunday, August 31, 1969 add something


1970

In addition to writing for "Time", Corliss has had a lengthy association with "Film Comment" magazine, serving as its editor from 1970 to 1990 add something


1974

Paul Muni - The film, noted critic Richard Corliss in 1974, while a serious gangster film, "manages both to congratulate journalism for its importance and to chastise it for its chicanery, by underlining the newspapers' complicity in promoting the underworld image


1980

In 1980, Corliss joined "Time" add something


1985

Though he started as an associate editor, he was promoted to senior writer by 1985 add something


1987

Corliss used to work on the board of the New York Film Festival, but resigned in 1987 after longtime head Richard Roud was fired due to his challenging of editorial direction of the festival add something


1990

Corliss has been a guest on Charlie Rose's show a total of 14 times commenting on new releases, most of these times during the 1990s with Janet Maslin and David Denby add something


1993

In a 1993 Time magazine movie review of "The Crying Game", Corliss subtly gave away the spoiler of the film, by spelling it out with the first letters of each paragraph of his review add something


1995

Meg Ryan - In 1995, "Time" critic Richard Corliss called her "the current soul of romantic comedy

 

Meg Ryan - In 1995, critic Richard Corliss called her "the current soul of romantic comedy


2001

In addition Corliss was on the 2001 jury for AFI's 100 Greatest movies list add something


2004

In August 2004, Stephen King, criticizing what he saw as a growing trend of leniency towards films by critics, included Corliss among a number of "formerly reliable critics who seem to have gone remarkably soft -- not to say softhearted and sometimes softheaded -- in their old age add something


2005

His most recent appearance on the show was in December 2005 to talk about the year in film add something

 

Talk to Her - In 2005, "Time" magazine film critics Richard Corliss and Richard Schickel included "Talk to Her" in their list of the All-TIME 100 Greatest Movies

 

The Fly (1986 film) - In 2005, "Time" magazine film critics Richard Corliss and Richard Schickel included "The Fly" in their list of the All-TIME 100 Greatest Movies, "Time" later named it one of the 25 best horror films


2007

Despite challenging Siskel and Ebert in his Film Comment article, "all thumbs", Corliss praised Ebert in a June 23, 2007 article "Thumbs up for Roger Ebert add something


2008

Some critics were briefly concerned with his choice of Speed Racer as the 9th Best Film of 2008 add something

 

Iron Man (2008 film) - Roger Ebert and Richard Corliss named "Iron Man" as among their favorite films of 2008


2010

The Searchers (film) - In 2010, Richard Corliss noted the film was "now widely regarded as the greatest western of the 1950s, the genre's greatest decade" and characterized it as a "darkly profound study of obsession, racism and heroic solitude


2011

Fast Five - In December, 2011, Richard Corliss ranked the film number 10 on his list of the Top 10 Best Movies of 2011, saying, "A carnival of roguish heroes and pretty girls, car chases and cliffhangers, "Fast Five" is as much a tribute as "The Artist" or "Hugo" to the cinema's primal thrills


Richard Corliss died in 2015 add something

 

On April 23, 2015, Corliss died under hospice care in New York City after suffering a stroke add something