Thelma Adams

Thelma Adams

Freelance: AARP, GoldDerby
Thelma M. Adams Inc

Thelma Adams is a film critic and novelist who, over three decades, has written for Variety, The Wrap, Yahoo, Us Weekly, The NY Post, The NY Times, O Magazine and many others. She was twice the Chair of the New York Film Critics Circle, an organization she was a member of for 19 years.

Full Bio
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1993 – Present Freelance Writer
Published in The New York Times Magazine and Arts and Leisure, O: The Oprah Magazine, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Marie Claire, among others. Originated the column “Adams on Reel Women” for AMC in 2012 and migrated to Yahoo! Movies.

2001 – Present (averages 3M visits per month)
Founding Awards Guru in the premier awards site.

2017 – Present (averages 36M views)
Contributing film critic for this site targeted at a 50-plus demographic. Rotten Tomatoes Top Critic.

2020 – Present MHz Networks (over 2,500 hours of international programming)
Script, produce, and host a monthly four-minute video preview of the shows premiering on the number one streaming platform for foreign-language mysteries, dramas and comedies.

2014 – 2019 Obs

Professional Credits
Co-Producer, "Feud: Bette and Joan"
Other Professional Groups
AWFJ Hamptons Film Festival Advisory Board Wommen Film Critics Circle
NYWIFT Committees
Writers Group
Content Types
Narrative Features, Episodic Drama
Critic, Writer
Business Types
Digital, Publishing
Countries Worked In
Other Countries Worked In
Foreign Languages Spoken