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

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

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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