Shawn Dwyer

Shawn Dwyer has written about movies from all eras for over 10 years, specializing in reviews, profiles and feature articles. He has a special affinity for film noir and New Hollywood.


Shawn has been a movie fan all his life and grew up watching classic Westerns, film noir and anything with Clint Eastwood. Later in life, he combined his love of movies with his passion for writing and moved to Los Angeles, where he works as the senior biographies writer for Baseline, a division of the New York Times. He has also written film reviews for, articles for Creative Screenwriting magazine and freelances as a copy writer for a variety of clients, including Netflix. Like most other L.A. transplants, he writes screenplays and spends his spare time trying to break into the business.

Shawn Dwyer

There is nothing quite like watching Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman heat up the screen in Casablanca, Omar Sharif materialize out the desert in Lawrence of Arabia, or Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway meet their violent fate at the end of Bonnie and Clyde. These are the memories from classic movies that we all share. 

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