About Me

Kyle Smith (Twitter: @rkylesmith) is a film critic for The New York Post and the author of the novels Love Monkey and A Christmas Caroline. Type a title in the box above to locate a review.

Buy Love Monkey for $4! "Hilarious"--Maslin, NY Times. "Exceedingly readable and wickedly funny romantic comedy"--S.F. Chronicle. "Loud and brash, a helluva lot of fun"--Entertainment Weekly. "Engaging romp, laugh-out-loud funny"-CNN. "Shrewd, self-deprecating, oh-so-witty. Smith's ruthless humor knows no bounds"--NPR

Buy A Christmas Caroline for $10! "for those who prefer their sentimentality seasoned with a dash of cynical wit. A quick, enjoyable read...straight out of Devil Wears Prada"--The Wall Street Journal

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  • So Long, Seesaw

    By Kyle | December 13, 2016

    They’re disappearing from America’s playgrounds because, naturally, the federal government thinks they’re too dangerous. More in a column.

    Topics: Movies | 1 Comment »

    Empathy Sucks

    By Kyle | December 12, 2016

    In my Sunday column, a look at why you should control your urge to have empathy.

    Topics: Movies | No Comments »

    The End of the Movie Star

    By Kyle | December 7, 2016

    Johnny Depp and Will Smith, previously the two biggest stars on the planet, are now the most overpaid. No one cares about movie stars anymore, I argue in a column.

    Topics: Movies | 2 Comments »

    Trump Is to Blame for Everything

    By Kyle | December 7, 2016

    In which I have a bit of fun with progressives going bananas about Trump, whom they blame for (among other things) their sad sex lives. A column.

    Topics: Movies | No Comments »

    Review: “Miss Sloane”

    By Kyle | December 7, 2016

    Hollywood takes on the NRA, with dire results. My review.

    Topics: Movies | 3 Comments »

    Review: “La La Land”

    By Kyle | December 7, 2016

    I love musicals and expected to be blown away by this. I wasn’t. My review.

    Topics: Movies | 7 Comments »

    Ivy League Colleges Become PC Nightmares

    By Kyle | December 5, 2016

    Incidents at Columbia and Harvard confirm that absurd overreaction remains the name of the game when it comes to derogatory speech. My Sunday column.

    Topics: Politics | 6 Comments »

    Review: “Jackie”

    By Kyle | December 2, 2016

    A look at a grieving Jackie Kennedy gets everything wrong. My review.

    Topics: Movies | 6 Comments »

    How Trump Borrows From Obama’s Playbook

    By Kyle | November 27, 2016

    President-elect Trump’s behavior toward the media is much like President Obama’s. More in a Sunday column.

    Topics: Politics | 5 Comments »

    Review: “Rules Don’t Apply”

    By Kyle | November 22, 2016

    A delightful return for Warren Beatty, this time as Howard Hughes. My review.

    Topics: Movies | 1 Comment »

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