Ty Burr is a film critic and columnist for The Boston Globe and author of the critically acclaimed books Gods Like Us: On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame and The Best Old Movies for Families. He has been at The Globe since 2002; before that, he worked for Entertainment Weekly and at HBO. In addition, he is an adjunct professor in the Film & TV department at Boston University and in the Visual Media Arts department at Emerson College. He is a member of the National Society of Film Critics and the Boston Society of Film Critics. In 2017, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Criticism.