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"