Cinemixtape is a fresh, independent voice in the world of film criticism. Launched in 2012, the site has quickly become an essential resource for moviegoers the world over. Built on a foundation of substance, clarity, wit, and a vast knowledge of all things pop culture, its reviews have attracted the attention of veteran critics, Hollywood insiders, and at least one Oscar-nominated screenwriter.

The site was founded by J. Olson and launched on Friday, June 22, 2012. Based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, J. Olson is a lifelong fan and student of film and film criticism. He has a Bachelor of Arts from Purdue University (2008), where he majored in political science and minored in film.

His five favorite films are, in chronological order, Singin’ In The Rain, Halloween, Jurassic Park, Zodiac, and Inside Llewyn Davis.

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