Terry Lawson

Terry Lawson was a film critic for 30 years, lastly at the Detroit Free Press, where he also contributed music and book reviews, and a weekly DVD column. He has won numerous awards for his journalism and criticism, been nominated multiple times for the Pulitzer Prize in Criticism, and was twice a runner-up. He has taught Screenwriting at the University of Michigan for more than a decade, and lives with his wife Kate and two feuding cats, in Bloomfield Hillls, Michigan.

Reviews // 8 Articles
//Reviews

What Makes Mick Tick? 'If ....' | 29 Sep 2011 // 5:00 PM

"One man can change the world – with a bullet in the right place."

"Mach Schau, Beatles!": Spencer Leigh's 'The Beatles in Hamburg' | 27 Sep 2011 // 5:00 PM

For all those middle-agers convinced rebellious rock and outrageous behavior were invented by Nirvana. Been there, done that, have lots of black-and-white pictures to prove it.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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