Peter G. Helfrich

Peter G. Helfrich
Tomatometer-approved critic
Film critic for and, Peter G. Helfrich is also an award-winning graphic designer for Repertoire magazine, an Atlanta-based medical distribution industry trade publication. He has spent the last decade working in publishing, variously as a writer, editor and art director. He is formally the editor-in-chief of Philadelphia's oldest visual arts publication Art Matters, where he wrote extensively on film, photography, sculpture and painting, as well as on a wide variety of arts-related issues. Additionally, he has written on entertainment for the Times Chronicle (Jenkintown, PA) and The Globe (Glenside, PA) newspapers. He is co-author of the graphic-novel Weirdo Magnet and spent six years fronting the Philadelphia-based alternative rock band Amazing Thrill Show as bassist and vocalist. He is currently a contributor to the dating and relationships Web site, and the e-zine He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Delaware (AS89), and currently resides in the Atlanta suburb of Tucker, GA with his wife.
Some of my all-time favorites are:
  • A Room With A View
  • Blade Runner
  • Wuthering Heights (1939)
  • The Abyss
  • Dead Again
  • The African Queen
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • The Philadelphia Story
  • Rocky
Location: Atlanta, GA

movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
7/10 83% Magnolia (1999) Magnolia is a jigsaw puzzle of a film that, unfortunately, once its final image takes shape, is far less compelling than the pieces from which it was fashioned. - Well Rounded Entertainment EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
7/10 47% The Perfect Storm (2000) It succeeds well enough, if far from perfectly. - Well Rounded Entertainment EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
9/10 85% The Sixth Sense (1999) While its momentum may be less than driving, like a bad dream, it becomes clear that The Sixth Sense is headed to some sort of big pay-off, and Shyamalan's carefully concocted twist ending doesn't disappoint. - Well Rounded Entertainment EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000