By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Updated June 06, 2011 at 04:00 AM EDT

Lisa joined EW in 1991 and became one of the magazine?s two movie critics in 1994. She also writes cultural essays and reviews books and theater. She is a member of the National Society of Film Critics, a past president of the New York Film Critics Circle, and has served a five-year term on the selection committee of the New York Film Festival.