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Movies and Culture

January 20, 2010

David Denby is the renowned film critic for The New Yorker and author of the books American Sucker, Great Books and Snark.  He will lead a discussion in Bossone’s Mitchell Auditorium on January 20th on the role of movies in American culture. Dr. Paula Marantz Cohen, distinguished professor of English and Mr. Steven Rea, film critic for The Philadelphia Inquirer and adjunct professor in the Department of Cinema & Television, will join Denby in the discussion, which begins at 5:30 PM.

Denby grew up in New York City and received a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in 1965 and master’s from its journalism school in 1966. Before arriving at The New Yorker, Denby worked for The Atlantic and New York magazines.