February 1, 2022: Manny the Movie Guy has always had a passion for movies. His love of film criticism started while working for his school newspaper at Purdue University in Indiana. Upon graduation, Manny was offered a full-scholarship to complete his Post-Baccalaureate degree in Film at the School of the Arts Institute in Chicago. Currently, Manny is a member of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) where he votes for the yearly Critics Choice Awards.
Ten years in the making, the all-new book about movies, Audience•ology, chronicles how real people everyday moviegoers influence and help shape the making of America’s cinematic masterpieces through the secretive process of audience testing of Hollywood movies.
Complete with first-hand stories from famous filmmakers, studio heads, and stars, this fascinating book has enough humor, drama, and surprise to entertain everyone from film aficionados to filmmakers and industry execs.