Meet the Critics
Alonso Duralde
Alonso Duralde is the author of Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas (Limelight Editions) and 101 Must-See Movies for Gay Men (Advocate Books). He is the film critic for The Wrap/Reuters and has written about film for Movieline, Salon,, and HitFix, among many other publications. He also co-hosts the Linoleum Knife podcast and regularly appears on What the Flick?! (The Young Turks Network). Duralde also serves as Senior Programmer for the Outfest Film Festival in Los Angeles and as a pre-screener for the Sundance Film Festival; he is also a consultant for the USA Film Festival/Dallas, where he spent five years as Artistic Director. A former Arts and Entertainment Editor at The Advocate, Duralde was a regular contributor to The Rotten Tomatoes Show on Current and has been featured in documentaries for TCM (Merry Christmas!), Current, (50 Documentaries to See Before You Die), IFC (Indie Sex, Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema) and Starz (Sex and the Cinema, In the Gutter), as well as on the special features of the Brokeback Mountain and Valley of the Dolls DVDs. He is currently treasurer of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.