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Michael Phillips

Film Critic

Michael Phillips is the film critic of the Chicago Tribune, and was co-host of the long-running nationally syndicated TV show "At the Movies" in its final season, after filling in for Roger Ebert off and on since 2006. He covers movies for CLTV and can be heard most Fridays on WGN-AM. In his former life as a theater critic he wrote for the Tribune, the Los Angeles Times and many others. He has chaired the Pulitzer Prize drama jury and is a three-time Pulitzer drama juror. Born in Kenosha, WI, Phillips is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and lives in Chicago with his son and two dogs.

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