Michael Phillips

Film Critic, USA

Michael Phillips is the film critic of the Chicago Tribune. He directs the University of Illinois College of Media Roger Ebert Fellowship, and has served as a Pulitzer Prize juror six times, covering Journalism as well as Drama. He previously served as a staff critic and arts writer for the Los Angeles Times; the San Diego Union-Tribune; the St. Paul Pioneer Press; the Dallas Times-Herald; and as arts editor of the Twin Cities weekly City Pages. He’s a weekly contributor to “Soundtrack,” the film music program aired on wmft.com Saturday mornings. He lives in Chicago with his wife and children.