Christopher Orr

Christopher Orr is a senior editor and the principal film critic at The Atlantic. He has written on movies for The New Republic, LA Weekly, Salon, and The New York Sun, and has worked as an editor for numerous publications.

The Best Movies of 2014

The Atlantic's film critic picks the top titles—and doles out some less-conventional awards.

Fury: Grim and Grimmer

Brad Pitt’s WWII tank epic is a triumph of technique—and a failure of storytelling.

Gone Girl Goes Grim

Though director David Fincher may over-Fincher-ize somewhat, he delivers a sleek, faithful adaptation of the bestselling thriller.