Peter Travers

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Peter Travers
Peter Travers.jpg
Travers in 2008
Alma materNew York University
Occupation
  • Journalist
  • film critic
Years active1984–present

Peter Travers is an American film critic, journalist, and television presenter. He currently reviews films for ABC News and previously served as a movie critic for People and Rolling Stone. Travers also hosts the film interview program Popcorn with Peter Travers for ABC News.

Education[edit]

Travers holds a Master of Arts degree in English from New York University.[1]

Career[edit]

Travers joined Rolling Stone in 1989 after a four-year stint with People.[2] According to eFilmCritic.com, Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic.[3] He has also shown a great deal of disdain for certain directors, most notably Michael Bay and his films.[4] Travers also hosts The New York Film Critics Series, a company that hosts live-streamed screening events and discussions.[5] He also hosts the ABC News show Popcorn with Peter Travers interviewing actors and directors about the latest projects and their lives.[6] Travers departed Rolling Stone in 2020 and became the film critic for ABC News that same year.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Peter Travers Official Biography". ABC News. Archived from the original on June 12, 2018.
  2. ^ "New York Film Critics Circle: Peter Travers". New York Film Critics Circle. Archived from the original on April 27, 2006. Retrieved April 3, 2010.
  3. ^ Childress, Erik. "Criticwatch 2008 - The Whores of the Year". eFilmCritic.com. Retrieved April 3, 2010.
  4. ^ "Rolling Stone review of Pain and Gain".
  5. ^ "NY Film Critics Series". Nyfilmcriticsseries.com. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015.
  6. ^ "Popcorn". ABC News. Retrieved January 10, 2019.

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