FilmGordon is a film critic who has been reviewing either for print, radio, TV and new media since 1992. In 2000, he created the Black Reel Awards to annually honor African-Americans performances in theatrical, independent and television films. Currently, he serves as the Executive Director for The Foundation for the Advancement of African Americans in Film (FAAAF) AND since 2002 has served as the founding President of the Washington, DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA).
In 2003, he joined an esteemed panel of notable film critics including Roger Ebert, Peter Travers and Mike Clark to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Academy Awards by selecting the Best of Best Picture winners for USA Today. Each critic submitted a small essay supporting their selection (for the record, FilmGordon chose “The Godfather” as his favorite film). Since 2005, he also has been one of several film/entertainment critics for the PBS station’s, WETA-TV “Around Town.”
An avid movie watcher, FilmGordon estimates that he has watched over 10,000 movies in his career! (No fooling!)
Oh yeah, did we mention that he really LOVES movies?