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David Ansen Profile

David Ansen (on right) was Newsweek's movie critic from 1977 through 2008, and continues to write for them as a Contributing Editor. He's written several documentaries for television, on Greta Garbo (for TNT), Groucho Marx (HBO), Elizabeth Taylor (PBS) and the Ace Award winning "All About Bette" (Bette Davis) for TNT. He served on the selection committee of the New York Film Festival from 1990 to 1998, and has served on film festival juries around the world. He is a member of the New York Film Critics Circle, the National Society of Film Critics and the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. He is a three time winner of the Page One Award from the Newspaper Guild of New York. He's written for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times Book Review, Film Comment, Interview, Cineaste and other publications.
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