Ty Burr

Burr is a film critic for the Living/Arts section and author of the critically-acclaimed cultural history “Gods Like Us: On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame.” He previously worked as a senior critic for Entertainment Weekly, where he covered film, music, theater, books, and the web. Burr is also the author of “The Best Old Movies for Families” and the e-book “The 50 Movie Starter Kit: What You Need to Know if You Want to Know What You’re Talking About”.

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Dear Malia: Welcome to the Boston movie scene

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Boston has a deep connection to and affinity for movies, and that’s perfect for Malia Obama, who is said to be interested in film.

Summer movies preview

Coming to a theater near you: sequels, spinoffs, and remakes

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The summer movie season is upon us again.

Movie Review

Key and Peele play it safe in cat caper film ‘Keanu’

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Maybe we should be thankful that the movie works at all, rather than criticize it for being a safe, silly toe in the water.

Movie Review

At the center of ‘Colliding Dreams’

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“Colliding Dreams” is an informative, incisive documentary about the history of Israel, directed from the center-left.