Marshall Fine is a writer and filmmaker who is film/TV critic for Star magazine and a contributing editor at Cigar Aficionado magazine. He is critic-in-residence at The Picture House in Pelham, NY, where he curates and hosts its sold-out film club.
He formed Shoeface Productions in 2013. His documentary Robert Klein Still Can’t Stop His Leg played at the 2016 South By Southwest and Tribeca film festivals and is scheduled to play other festivals prior to a late 2016 release by The Weinstein Co. He has several other projects in development.
His feature-length documentary about film critic Rex Reed, Do You Sleep in the Nude?, screened at the 2007 Hamptons International Film Festival and the 2008 South By Southwest Festival. His short film, Flo Fox’s Dicthology, was shown at the Woodstock Film Festival and the International Documentary Festival, Amsterdam, in 2002.
He is the author of three biographies: Bloody Sam: The Life and Films of Sam Peckinpah (1991); Harvey Keitel: The Art of Darkness (1998); and Accidental Genius: How John Cassavetes Invented the American Independent Film (2006).
He is a member and four-time chairman of the New York Film Critics Circle.
His writing has appeared in USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, New York Observer, Premiere, Cosmopolitan, Sports Illustrated, Penthouse, Huffington Post, Indiewire and Entertainment Weekly. He conducted the Playboy Interview with both Howard Stern and Tim Robbins.