Chris Compendio

Carnegie Mellon University
Movies, TV, Pop Culture History
  • Chris is currently the Evening Editor for Gamepur and a freelance features writer for /Film.
  • Chris has previously written for MCUExchange, ScreenRant, Paste Magazine, Destructoid, Flixist, Escapist Magazine, and DualShockers.
  • Chris taught a college course called Marvel Film and Media Studies, which looked at the cinematic influences and themes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.


Chris has been a professional film, television, and games critic for five years. While writing for MCUExchange and ScreenRant, they began an editorial internship for Paste Magazine, writing about music, movies, television, video games, and politics. Their roles after the internship included writing for Destructoid and its film site Flixist, along with a staff writer position at Destructoid. They now work for Gamurs Group, working in the senior staff for Gamepur.


Chris graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a B.S. in Information Systems and a B.A. in Creative Writing, specifically focusing on screenwriting. They were also the Vice President of the Carnegie Mellon Film Club and the founder of the student-taught college course called Marvel Film and Media Studies.
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