Tim Grierson

Tim Grierson is the senior U.S. critic for Screen International whose writing about film and culture has appeared in MEL, Vulture and Rolling Stone. He currently serves as the vice president of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and is the author of seven books, including his latest, "This Is How You Make a Movie."

All Articles From Tim Grierson

“Surrender” May Actually Make Bono Skeptics Change Their Minds

This candid, self-critical memoir is a reminder of what can be insufferable — but also incredibly compelling — about U2’s divisive frontman.

Author Steven Hyden on How Pearl Jam Soundtracked a Generation

The "Long Road" writer talks to InsideHook about the value of uncool music, Vedder’s feminism and why nostalgia shouldn’t necessarily be a dirty word

We’ve Been Talking About Bob Dylan’s Singing Voice Wrong All This Time

What if the thing everybody disparages about the acclaimed songwriter is actually his secret strength?

We Used Spotify’s New Play-Count Feature to ID the Best Deep Cuts in Pop History

Let’s celebrate some underloved tracks that deserve more spins than they get.

The Most Riveting Film of 2021 Is a Black-and-White Documentary About a Pig

Victor Kossakovsky’s "Gunda" is an intimate look at some everyday farm animals — and a quietly radical piece of activism

In “Chad,” Nasim Pedrad Wonders What It Feels Like for a Boy

The former ‘SNL’ star’s cringe comedy is a sweetly sympathetic look at teenage masculinity.

The New "WeWork" Doc and Our Obsession With Watching Companies Fail

There’s nothing more American than enjoying a messianic dreamer fall flat on his face