Tim Gordon / Editor-in-Chief
Film Critic, Association President, Brand Creator, and lover of ALL things film, Tim Gordon remains a cinema innovator. He began his career in 1992 as a film critic and in 2002, Gordon was named President of Washington (D.C.) Area Film Critics (WAFCA). The 50-member association examines issues pertaining to critics throughout the industry and annually honors the year’s best films and performances. He created the movie brand, “FilmGordon” consolidating his film content and social media platforms under one umbrella in 2008 and joined the nation’s largest film critics association, the 350-member Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) in 2013. Currently, he hosts the weekly film show, Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon on 96.3 HD4 on DC Radio.
Charles Kirkland, Jr. / Film Critic
A man often called a “Fearless Prognosticator,” Charles Kirkland Jr. has built a reputation on being brutally honest and more often right than not as illustrated in his first published review of Top Gun where he called Tom Cruise “a rising superstar with the charisma of James Dean and determination of Bogart.” His lives by his mantra of being “a real movie guy talking about real movie stuff.” He has an opinion about everything and loves giving it. Currently, Charles writes for The DC Film Society and TheFilmGordon and serves as a judge for the DC Shorts Film Festival, the Black Reel Awards and the upcoming Lakefront Film Festival. Charles’ podcast, The DC Film Life, can be found on iTunes, his Facebook site TheDCFilmLife (https://www.facebook.com/DCFilmLife/) and @thedcfilmlife on Twitter.