Eric Kohn is the chief film critic and a senior editor for Indiewire as well as the manager of the Criticwire network. His work has also appeared The New York Times, New York magazine, Variety, Filmmaker, and several other publications. Born in Texas and raised in Seattle, he holds bachelors and masters degrees in cinema studies from NYU. He currently resides in Brooklyn with his girlfriend, two cats and a projector.
With a new restoration of the 1979 cult classic hitting theaters alongside the fifth entry in the series, the filmmaker looks back on his challenging career, and what has kept him going all these years.