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Janet Maslin

Journalist and Critic
Female
Born 1949

Janet R. Maslin is an American journalist, best known as a film and literary critic for The New York Times. She served as the Times' film critic from 1977–1999.

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CHILDHOOD

1949 Birth Born on August 12, 1949.

TWENTIES

1977 27 Years Old 1 More Event
She served as the Times' film critic from 1977 to 1999. … Read More

FIFTIES

2009 59 Years Old Her film criticism career, including her embrace of American independent cinema, is discussed in the 2009 documentary film For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2011 61 Years Old Maslin continues to review books for The New York Times. Among the most well-known of her reviews is the 2011 essay on the widowed Joyce Carol Oates' memoir, A Widow's Story, which was widely discussed.
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