Who: Alan Zilberman

What: Film/theater critic for Brightest Young Things, a nightlife/culture blog.

When: September 2008 onward.

Where: Washington, DC.

Why: I love movies and theater, and think writing is fun.

How: My love for movies began when I was young and would pretend to be  Sleeping Beauty‘s Prince Philip in my parents’ basement. Throughout college and graduate school, writing has always been a hobby. When Brightest Young Things had a call for contributors, I jumped at the opportunity. Since then, I’ve written reviews, covered festivals, and interviewed several Academy Award winners. And I don’t see myself stopping anytime soon.