Richard Corliss Profile
Senior Writer Richard Corliss (on left) writes about movies and other entertainments for TIME. He joined TIME in 1980 as as associate editor, and became a Senior Writer in 1985. Before joining TIME, he was a film critic for National Review, New Times, Maclean's of Canada and SoHo Weekly News. He was Editor of Film Comment magazine from 1970 to 1990. Corliss has a bachelor's degree from Saint Joseph's College in Philadelphia and a master's in film studies from Columbia University. He wrote the books Talking Pictures, a study of Hollywood screenwriters, and Greta Garbo (both 1974), and Lolita, on the novel and film (1994). He lives in New York City with his wife, Mary, who runs the Film Stills Archive at the Museum of Modern Art and has curated many exhibitions for the Museum's Department of Film.