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James Greenberg

Writer, Critic, Editor

Location icon United States

I have extensive experience as an editor, writer and producer. I am anxious to bring my exhaustive knowledge of publishing to a challenging role in a creative environment.

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DGA Quarterly
BACK ISSUES

All of the issues of the award winning DGA Quarterly magazine that I edited from 2005-2016.

DGA Quarterly
This Magic Moment - The Sopranos

Was Tony Soprano's quiet meal with his family in a local ice cream parlor his last supper? Whether or not he was whacked gangland style in the "Made in America" finale of The Sopranos is not a question that concerns David Chase, creator of the series and director of the last episode.

DGA Quarterly
Euzhan Palcy: A Filmmaker's Journey -

When Euzhan Palcy's Sugar Cane Alley burst onto the international film scene in 1983, winning the Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival, there were no black women directing movies in mainstream Hollywood.

CultureVulture
12/19/2018
If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

In the Bob Dylan song, "Hurricane," about the trumped up charges and incarceration of boxer Rubin Hurricane Carter, there is a line about Carter being pulled over by the police in Patterson, New Jersey on a steamy summer night in 1966, "just like the time before and the time before that....

Abrams Books
Roman Polanski: A Retrospective

Roman Polanski: A Retrospective is the definitive tribute to one of the world's most prolific and influential film directors. Editor and film critic James Greenberg takes readers chronologically through Polanski's extraordinarily rich and varied career, o

New York Times
Television/Radio; Portrait Of a Pioneer At the Birth Of Hollywood

WHEN Samuel Goldwyn Jr. approached the writer A. Scott Berg in late 1978 to do a biography of his father, the film pioneer Samuel Goldwyn, Mr. Berg said he didn't want to do a Hollywood book. ''I've read them and they're junk,'' he told Mr. Goldwyn.

Los Angeles Times
Actors Who Call 'Action'

More stars are playing the role of director. Their motivation? An opportunity to make a pet project or control the outcome. George Clooney is in the midst of what he calls "a massive depression." No, his latest movie hasn't flopped; "Entertainment Tonight" is not planning an expose.

CultureVulture
12/30/2017
The Post (2017)

It's not just dispiriting to hear Donald Trump declare that the press is the enemy of the people: it's downright scary. So in a year when the media has been mercilessly maligned, Steven Spielberg's "The Post," the story of The Washington Post's decision to resist a Federal court's injunction and publish The Pentagon Papers in 1971, arrives as a welcome antidote to our current national nightmare.

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