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Jon Frosch

Senior Editor, Reviews

Jon Frosch assigns and edits film and TV reviews, essays and all other critical content for THR’s print edition and website. He also writes film reviews. Frosch's writing for THR has won two Southern California Journalism Awards for critic of the year and earned several National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Award nominations. He was formerly Film Editor and Critic at France 24 in Paris, where he started as a General Assignment Reporter. Prior to that, he was an Online Editor and Contributing Writer at the International Herald Tribune in Paris. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Village Voice and The Stranger. Based in Los Angeles, Frosch is a member of The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) and has served on several Gotham Award nominating committees.

More from Jon Frosch

The Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the 15 Best Films of the Fall Fests 

Career highs for Emma Stone and Nicolas Cage, a delicious Frederick Wiseman doc, a poignant gay ghost story and two knockout dramas about the refugee crisis in Europe are among THR critics’ 15 faves from Venice, Telluride and Toronto.

‘His Three Daughters’ Review: Carrie Coon, Elizabeth Olsen and Natasha Lyonne Excel in Azazel Jacobs’ Vividly Affecting Chamber Dramedy

The stars play sisters reunited in the New York City apartment of their childhood to care for their father during his last days of home hospice care.

Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the 10 Best Films of 2023 So Far

THR’s reviewers choose faves from the first half of the year, including a Michelle Williams-Kelly Reichardt collab, Miles Morales’ latest adventure and an aching love-triangle drama.

The Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the 20 Best Films of Cannes 2023

Favorites included Scorsese’s wrenching true-crime epic, two riveting French courtroom dramas, a chilling Holocaust film like no other, a handcrafted Moroccan documentary, and the latest from veteran auteurs Aki Kaurismaki, Wim Wenders and Victor Erice.

‘Anatomy of a Fall’ Review: Sandra Hüller Is Brilliant as a Writer Accused of Murder in Justine Triet’s Rivetingly Complex Drama

The 'Toni Erdmann' star plays an author on trial for killing her husband in this Cannes competition entry from French filmmaker Justine Triet ('Sibyl').

Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the 50 Best Films of the 21st Century (So Far)

Over the course of a few months, several Zoom meetings, and countless emails, six THR film critics came together to hash out, and rank, what they consider the greatest films since 2000.

Breaking Down the List: Facts and Figures About THR Critics’ 50 Best Films of the 21st Century (So Far)

From the number of best picture winners to make the cut to the films it broke our hearts not to include, here are some stats and specifics about the list.

The Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the 15 Best Films of Sundance 2023

A deliciously juicy psychological thriller starring Thomasin McKenzie and Anne Hathaway, an Olympian’s stunning directorial debut and a spirited documentary portrait of Little Richard are among faves from the fest.

‘Passages’ Review: Franz Rogowski, Ben Whishaw and Adele Exarchopoulos in Ira Sachs’ Searing Chronicle of Romantic Chaos

A German film director, his English husband and a Frenchwoman they meet at a club form a distorted love triangle in the indie filmmaker’s Paris-set drama.

Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the Best Films of 2022

A tragicomic Irish fable about male solitude, a twisty South Korean neo-noir, a tempestuous study in abuse of power and a quietly searing remembrance of father-daughter time top the year’s standouts.

Critics’ Conversation: The Great Film Performances of 2022

The year in acting was particularly rich for women, from the brilliant Blanchett and the sublime Seydoux to breakouts like Danielle Deadwyler and astonishing non-English-language turns flying — frustratingly — under the radar.

Critics’ Picks: Cate Blanchett, Steven Spielberg Films Among the 15 Best of the Fall Festivals

Career highs from Blanchett and Colin Farrell, new docs by Laura Poitras and Werner Herzog, and Spielberg's moving cine-memoir are among THR critics’ 15 favorites from Venice, Telluride and Toronto.