Kristian Lin

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Fort Worth, TX
Rice University
New York University
Movies, TV, Music
  • Kristian Lin has been working as a film critic since 2000.
  • In addition to writing about film, he has a broad base of knowledge, having written about sports, food, TV, classical music, theater, opera, and books.
  • He watches an average of 300 films a year, gaining knowledge of both individual filmmakers and cinematic movements in other countries.


Kristian Lin has been the film critic for Fort Worth Weekly for more than 20 years, reviewing everything from Hollywood blockbusters to low-budget independent and foreign films. He has won awards for his film criticism and reporting on both state and national levels. During the last World Cup soccer tournament, he ventured into the world of video blogging. He looks forward to expanding his unique point of view to a wider audience.


After starting writing film reviews for the school newspaper at Rice University, Kristian Lin attended New York University, where he received a master's degree in cinema studies.
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