Agrees with the Tomatometer 77% of the time.
Evan Williams has been a film critic for The Australian and The Weekend Australian since 1981. He has reviewed films regularly for the Sydney Morning Herald (1968-71), Australian Playboy (1979-80) and Quadrant (1992-98) and was a member of the Australian Film Institute Jury in 1978 and 1979. He chaired the Commonwealth Film and Literature Board of Review, appointed to hear appeals against film classifications, from 1988 to 1993. A former Associate Editor of The Australian and the Sunday Telegraph and former editor of The Sunday Australian, he won a Walkley Award for journalism in 1970, wrote speeches for Prime Minister Gough Whitlam from 1973 to 1977 and headed the NSW Government’s cultural sector from 1977 to 2001. He is a trustee of the Sydney Opera House and a Member of the Order of Australia.more