What matters to you.

Ty Burr

film critic, Boston Globe

Ty Burr is a film critic for *The Boston Globe*, a position he has held since July 2002. For ten years prior to that, he worked for *Entertainment Weekly* covering movies, video, music, theater, books, and the internet. He began his career at Home Box Office in the 1980s, where he helped program the Cinemax pay-cable service. Ty’s book, *The Best Old Movies for Families: A Guide to Watching Together*, was published by Anchor Books in February, 2007. Two earlier books, *The Hundred Greatest Movies of All Time* (Time-Life Books, 1999) and *The Hundred Greatest Stars of All Time* (Time-Life Books, 1998), were written while he was at *Entertainment Weekly*. His current project is a book on the cultural history of movie stardom, to be published by Random House. Ty has also written articles on film and other subjects for *The New York Times*, *Spin*, *The Boston Phoenix*, and other publications. He regularly appears on such local and national media programs as WBUR’s *Here and Now* and WGBH’s *Greater Boston* and currently serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Film and TV department of Boston University.