David Thomson

David Thomson, renowned as one of the great living authorities on the movies, is the author of "The New Biographical Dictionary of Film," now in its fifth edition. His recent books include a biography of Nicole Kidman and "The Whole Equation: A History of Hollywood." Thomson's latest work is the acclaimed ""Have You Seen . . . ?" A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films." Born in London in 1941, he now lives in San Francisco.