About Lisa Rosman


A former labor organizer and child actress, Lisa Rosman has reviewed film for such publications as Marie Claire, Salon, Vulture, RogerEbert.comTime Out New York, Premiere, indieWire, LA Weekly, iVillage, and Us Weekly. She has appeared on CBS News, ABC Radio, the Oxygen Channel, TNT, the IFC, HuffPost Live, AOL Build, and Wisconsin and Cape Cod Public Radio. From 2003-2005, she served as the Brooklyn Rail’s film editor and, from 2005-2009, as Flavorwire’s film editor. She also ran the film blog The Broad View from 2005-2008. In 2012 she was honored as one of Glamour Magazine’s Women of the Year for her relief work in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Most notably, she once served as the assistant for Sesame Street’s Elmo.

Currently, she appears weekly on the NY1/Time Warner national film review show Talking Pictures, and is a reviewer and essayist for Signature. She is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Alliance of Women Film Journalists. A Boston-bred Brooklyn denizen with a degree in literature and feminist/gender studies from Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges, she also is a creative intuitive. Her motto: “A dame who knows the ropes never gets tied up.”

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"All, everything I understand, I understand only because I love."
― Leo Tolstoy