J. Hoberman

J. Hoberman’s books include The Dream Life: Movies, Media, and the Mythology of the Sixties; An Army of Phantoms: American Movies and the Making of the Cold War; and Make My Day: Movie Culture in the Age of Reagan (all from The New Press). He has written for Artforum, the London Review of Books, The Nation, and the New York Review of Books. For over thirty years, he was a film critic for the Village Voice. He lives in New York.

News and Reviews

Rolling Stone

“Singular, stylish and slightly intoxicating in its scope.”

Library Journal

“Rigorous, scholarly…For readers seeking an insightful, academic meditation on the relationship between media and sociopolitical issues.”

Publishers Weekly

“Intelligent, insightful … a convincing case for the benefits of engaging critically with seemingly trivial popcorn movies.”

Books by J. Hoberman

An Army of Phantoms
American Movies and the Making of the Cold War

J. Hoberman

The Dream Life
Movies, Media, and the Mythology of the Sixties

J. Hoberman

Make My Day
Movie Culture in the Age of Reagan

J. Hoberman