430: What the Washington Post’s Chief Film Critic Does w/ Ann Hornaday, The Washington Post [Main T4C Episode]
Ann Hornaday is a journalist, author and film critic. She is currently the chief film critic for the Washington Post, where she has worked for 20 years. Ann graduated from Smith College in 1982, where she got her degree in government. But life steered her away from politics when she..
“I still think government and political science helped me just because I think a lot of movies are very political and understanding the social meaning of film is just as important as their aesthetics.”
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“Don’t get in the habit of asking for extension.”
“I do remember a time when I was freelancing in New York where I just wasn’t getting the work. Bear in mind, I wasn’t making lots of money. Even when I was starting my writing career, I was supporting myself as being a freelance fact checker for different magazines, but there was definitely a period where that was drying up and I wasn’t making ends meet.”