Sean Patrick

I have been a film critic for more than 17 years and worked professionally, as a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association for the past 6 years. My favorite movie of all time is The Big Lebowski because it always feels new. 

Love what you read?
Send a small one-off gift
Ranking the Movies of 2018: Week 14
2 days ago
Those who follow this column closely will notice that Ready Player One has dropped on the list. The more I sit with Ready Player One, the more I don’t care for it. I had a reckoning with my feelings a...
Movie Review: 'The Miracle Season'
3 days ago
Caroline "Line" Found was a young force of nature in her too short 17 years. When she was killed in an accident, it left her small community in Iowa City, Iowa, devastated, especially the members of h...
Movie Review: 'Isle of Dogs'
7 days ago
There is an unsuspecting smugness to just about everything Wes Anderson directs. I say unsuspecting as a way of giving benefit of doubt to the Isle of Dogs director, that perhaps the smugness is not a...
Movie Review: God's Not Dead: Let There Be Light
7 days ago
Thus far, the God’s Not Dead franchise has been defined by its vengeful hatred toward anyone who was not a hard right Christian. Characters in the first God’s Not Dead were punished with Cancer diagno...
Movie Review: Ready Player One
7 days ago
Ready Player One is a giddy sensory overload. Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ernest Cline’s cult novel packs an eye blasting amount of pop cult ephemera into its 2 hours and 20 minutes run time and ...
Movie Review: 'Salome' & 'Wilde Salome'
7 days ago
The mercurial Al Pacino decades ago passed into self-parody. It was a sad passing, watching one of the most powerful and fascinating actors in movie history begin to rely on bellowing, over-the-top no...