Marshall Fine is a journalist and filmmaker who is film/TV critic for Star magazine and a contributing editor at Cigar Aficionado magazine.
He is a member and four-time chairman of the New York Film Critics Circle.
His writing has appeared in USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, New York Observer, Premiere, Cosmopolitan, Sports Illustrated, Penthouse, Huffington Post, Indiewire and Entertainment Weekly. He conducted the Playboy Interview with both Howard Stern and Tim Robbins.
He is the author of three biographies: Bloody Sam: The Life and Films of Sam Peckinpah (1991); Harvey Keitel: The Art of Darkness (1998); and Accidental Genius: How John Cassavetes Invented the American Independent Film (2006).
His short film, Flo Fox’s Dicthology, was shown at the Woodstock Film Festival and the International Documentary Festival, Amsterdam, in 2002.
His feature-length documentary about film critic Rex Reed, Do You Sleep in the Nude?, screened at the 2007 Hamptons International Film Festival and the 2008 South By Southwest Festival.
He formed Shoeface Productions in 2013, and is finishing the documentary Robert Klein Still Can’t Stop His Leg for 2016 release. He has several other projects in development.
He is critic-in-residence at The Picture House in Pelham, NY, where he curates and hosts its sold-out film club. Previously, he produced and hosted film clubs at the Emelin Theater, Mamaroneck, NY; the Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville, NY; and Symphony Space in Manhattan. He has guest-hosted or curated films at the Museum of the Moving Image, Film Society of Lincoln Center, Academy of Motion Pictures’ Arts and Sciences, MoMA, SAG and the George Eastman House in Rochester, NY.