May 18, 1967 |
East Point, Georgia
|Occupation||Writer, film critic|
Alonso Duralde (born May 18, 1967) is an American writer and film critic.
Duralde was born in East Point, Georgia. He was the artistic director at the USA Film Festival/Dallas for five years. He was also the former arts and entertainment editor at the national gay and lesbian magazine The Advocate. In 2007, he became the film critic for MSNBC.com, and in 2009, his reviews began appearing regularly on The Rotten Tomatoes Show.
In January 2010, he was a contestant on Jeopardy!
In November 2005, Duralde's first book, 101 Must-See Movies for Gay Men, was published.
Duralde was also featured in writer Dennis Hensley's book Screening Party, which gives the witty commentary of a group of Hensley's friends as they watched movies together.
Duralde's second book, Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas, was published in October 2010 by Limelight Editions.