About Daniel M. Kimmel
Daniel M. Kimmel’s reviews appeared in the Worcester Telegram and Gazette for 25 years and can now be found at Northshoremovies.net. For seven years he was the “Movie Maven” for The Jewish Advocate and later served as its editor.
His book on the history of FOX TV, The Fourth Network received the Cable Center Book Award. His other books include a history of DreamWorks, The Dream Team, I’ll Have What She’s Having: Behind the Scenes of the Great Romantic Comedies, and Jar Jar Binks Must Die… and other observations about science fiction movies, which was shortlisted for the Hugo Award for “Best Related Work.” His first novel, Shh! It’s a Secret: a novel about Aliens, Hollywood, and the Bartender’s Guide, was a finalist for the Compton Crook Award. His latest book is Father of the Bride of Frankenstein. He has also had short stories in several anthologies.
He is a past president of the Boston Society of Film Critics and past co-chair of the Boston Online Film Critics Association. He has taught at Emerson College and Suffolk University, lectures on film to a variety of groups, and served as emcee for the New England Region of the Federation of Jewish Men's Club.