James Rocchi

  •  Film critic and writer with over two decades of experience
  • Has contributed to The L.A. Times, The Guardian (UK), NYLON Magazine, The Toronto Star as well as many online publications


James Rocchi was a writer for ThoughtCo covering the topic of the movies. He has been working as a film critic for over 22 years. 

On-line, he's written for MSN Movies, RollingStone.com, Film.com, IndieWire, Netflix, AOL's Cinematical, AMCtv.com and many more. In print, he's been a contributor to The L.A. Times, The Guardian (UK), NYLON Magazine, The Toronto Star, EMPIRE Magazine, Sharp Magazine and others. 

Rocchi contributes reviews to Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic. Currently, he is a freelance writer, film critic and educator living and working in Los Angeles. 



 Rocchi earned a B.A. in English and history from Western University in London, ON 

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