Nationally known film critic Larry Ratliff is called “The Jalapeno Guy” because he rates movies on a scale of one-to-four jalapenos. From 1996 until January, 2009, Ratliff has served as film critic and movie feature writer for the San Antonio Express-News newspaper. He also wrote several lifestyle columns for the Dallas Morning News in 2002 and 2003. For over three years, Ratliff’s movie reviews and interviews were syndicated nationally and internationally to 210 NBC network TV affiliates in the United States and to 15 foreign countries. Ratliff’s comments have been quoted in movie ads in the New York Times and Los Angeles Times, as well as other newspapers nation-wide. His comments have also appeared on video boxes across the United States and beyond. Ratliff was a founding, charter member of the Society of Texas Film Critics. He’s a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association. Ratliff has covered the Academy Awards on several occasions.
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