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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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  • Andrew Cuomo’s Edifice Complex

    By Kyle | July 20, 2017

    He loves to build stuff, but making it run doesn’t interest him. More in a column.

    Topics: Politics | 1 Comment »

    The Left’s Hamburger Problem Is Hear to Stay

    By Kyle | July 18, 2017

    Why can’t the Left stop bugging people about their hamburger choices? Because it’s their nature. More here.

    Topics: Movies | No Comments »

    The Bechdel Test Is Stupid, Part Deux: Electric Boogaloo

    By Kyle | July 17, 2017

    In which I respond to my feminist detractors.

    Topics: Movies | No Comments »

    David Letterman’s Crazy-Old-Coot Phase

    By Kyle | July 15, 2017

    What has gone wrong with Dave? More in a column.

    Topics: Movies | 2 Comments »

    Lena Dunham’s Dog-Dumping Is the Perfect Millennial Story

    By Kyle | July 12, 2017

    Lena Dunham publicly broke up with her dog and may have lied about it. What does this tell us about her generation? A lot. More in a column.

    Topics: TV | 2 Comments »

    Review: “War for the Planet of the Apes”

    By Kyle | July 12, 2017

    Yet another top-notch blockbuster, this one with a brooding, elegiac feel. My review.

    Topics: Movies | 3 Comments »

    The Bechdel Test Is Stupid

    By Kyle | July 10, 2017

    A feminist litmus test commonly applied to movies makes no sense. More here.

    Topics: Movies | 3 Comments »

    Artists Against Theater

    By Kyle | July 9, 2017

    The theater community in New York goes all-in to shut down a play — because it’s backed by Israel. Their argument isn’t persuasive. More here.

    Topics: Movies | 3 Comments »

    Sinclair Has John Oliver Scared

    By Kyle | July 6, 2017

    The right-leaning Sinclair Broadcast Group is already big, and about to become huge. John Oliver thinks this is a problem, and he’s right: It heralds a future in which the media aren’t overwhelmingly controlled by the left. More in a column.

    Topics: Movies | 6 Comments »

    Where in the World is Bill de Blasio?

    By Kyle | July 5, 2017

    New York City’s mayor of the world has lots of ideas on climate change, health care and inequality. What about making things actually work in NYC, though? More here.

    Topics: Politics | No Comments »

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