BFCA Member Profile
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- Shawn Levy has been the film critic of The Oregonian (www.oregonlive.com) since 1997 and a reviewer for KGW-TV (www.kgw.com) since 2010. He is the author of six books including "Paul Newman: A Life," "Rat Pack Confidential," and "King of Comedy: The Life and Art of Jerry Lewis." A former editor at American Film and Boxofffice magazines, he has written for Premiere, Movieline, Film Comment, Sight and Sound, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Guardian of London, the Telegraph of London, the Hollywood Reporter, the Village Voice and many other publications. He blogs about film at Mad About Movies (blog.oregonlive.com/madaboutmovies) and doesn't do a very good job of maintaining his personal website (www.shawnlevy.com). In another piece of his life, he is a board member of Operation Pitch Invasion (www.pitch-invasion.org), a charitable group dedicated to repairing, maintaining and building soccer fields in and around Portland, Oregon, which he and his three children think of as home.