Michael Phillips (critic)

American film critic, formerly newspaper drama critic

Michael Phillips (born 1961) is an American movie critic, journalist, and historian who works as a critic for the Chicago Tribune. His influences include Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel.

Michael Phillips
Born1961 (age 62–63)
Alma materUniversity of Minnesota
OccupationFilm critic
Years active1983-present
EmployerChicago Tribune
Spouse(s)Ann Jarmusch (divorced)
Andrea Lenaburg (divorced)
Heidi Stevens (divorced)

Phillips was born in 1961 in Kenosha, Wisconsin.[1] He was raised in Racine, Wisconsin. He studied at the University of Minnesota. He now lives in Chicago, Illinois.


  1. Yamato, Jen (2007-12-11). "Meet a Critic: Michael Phillips". Rotten Tomatoes. Archived from the original on 2012-11-05. Retrieved 2012-08-13.

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