Jonathan Rosenbaum

1943 - Today

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Jonathan Rosenbaum (born February 27, 1943) is an American film critic and author. Rosenbaum was the head film critic for The Chicago Reader from 1987 to 2008, when he retired. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jonathan Rosenbaum has received more than 300,017 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Jonathan Rosenbaum is the 6,423rd most popular writer (down from 5,866th in 2019), the 11,915th most popular biography from United States (down from 11,416th in 2019) and the 875th most popular American Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 300k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 41.16

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.16

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Discovering Orson Welles
Criticism and interpretation, Welles, orson, 1915-1985
Essential cinema
Motion pictures
Movie mutations
Motion pictures, Philosophy
Movie wars
Motion pictures, Motion picture industry, Distribution
Motion picture producers and directors, Motion pictures, production and direction
Cinematic Encounters
Motion pictures, biography, Motion picture producers and directors, Motion pictures

Page views of Jonathan Rosenbaums by language

Over the past year Jonathan Rosenbaum has had the most page views in the with 41,589 views, followed by Russian (3,321), and Persian (2,028). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Belarusian (339.02%), Egyptian Arabic (102.15%), and Serbo-Croatian (64.19%)


Among writers, Jonathan Rosenbaum ranks 6,423 out of 7,302Before him are Klas Östergren, Tana French, Jenny Erpenbeck, Barbara Kingsolver, Rick Yancey, and Anna Löwenstein. After him are James Lipton, Ruth Graham, Samuel Daniel, Kate Mosse, Guzel Yakhina, and Gilles Leroy.

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Among people born in 1943, Jonathan Rosenbaum ranks 668Before him are Steve Clark, Janet Evanovich, John McEnery, Tamás Kovács, Ben Jipcho, and Bill Gosper. After him are Wolfgang Scheidel, Ramiro Navarro, Bill Bowrey, Luis Regueiro, Padma Subrahmanyam, and Anthony R. Hunter.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jonathan Rosenbaum ranks 11,915 out of 20,380Before him are Charles Sprague Sargent (1841), Barbara Kingsolver (1955), Rick Yancey (1962), Lydia Lunch (1959), Elizabeth Marvel (1969), and John Boozman (1950). After him are Teresa Edwards (1964), Lyndsy Fonseca (1987), Madge Kennedy (1891), David Ige (1957), Wanda Hawley (1895), and William Hooper (1742).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Jonathan Rosenbaum ranks 875Before him are James Branch Cabell (1879), Michael McClure (1932), Andrew Sarris (1928), Tana French (1973), Barbara Kingsolver (1955), and Rick Yancey (1962). After him are James Lipton (1926), Daniel Handler (1970), Helen Gurley Brown (1922), J. P. Donleavy (1926), Joel Barlow (1754), and Joe Medicine Crow (1913).