Alonso Duralde

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Alonso Duralde
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Born (1967-05-18) May 18, 1967 (age 48)
East Point, Georgia
Nationality American
Occupation Writer, film critic
Spouse(s) David White

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, and in 2009, his reviews began appearing regularly on The Rotten Tomatoes Show.

Duralde is a member of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. His writing has appeared in The Village Voice, Movieline, and Detour.

In July 2011, he became the film critic for The Wrap, which also syndicates his reviews to the Reuters wire. He also appears on the TYT Network program What the Flick?!

Duralde lives in West Hollywood, California with his husband, writer and film critic Dave White. Duralde and White co-host the Linoleum Knife podcast, which began in late 2010.

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.

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