about me

Chris Barsanti is a freelance writer, editor, and consultant. His books include Filmology, The Ballot BoxWhat Would Keanu Do?The Sci-Fi Movie GuideThe Handy New City Answer Book, and the Eyes Wide Open film guide series. He co-authored Monty Python FAQ and the forthcoming Six Seasons and a Movie.

A member of National Book Critics Circle and the Online Film Critics Society, he is a regular contributor to Publishers Weekly, the Minneapolis Star-TribuneSlant Magazine, the Rain Taxi Review of Books, and PopMatters. He also covers film at Eyes Wide Open and has been published in the Chicago TribuneChicago Reader, Bookslut, Kirkus Reviews, Film Threat, Film Journal International, In These TimesVirginia Quarterly Review, The Millions, and Little White Lies.

He has worked for film festivals, background investigators, and bookstores. An ex-barista, he can still do a decent macchiato but never figured out how to make those leaves with the foam.