Author Archives: Bob Verini

Bob Verini

About Bob Verini

Bob Verini is the Los Angeles-based theater critic for Daily Variety, for whom he also contributes features on film, theater and television. Since 2000 he has been a senior writer for Script Magazine, also their resident go-to guy for all things Oscar related, and a frequent moderator of live screening talkback sessions and podcast Q&As on industry topics. By day, Bob is an academic director and teacher for Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions, welcoming your questions on standardized tests and stress management issues.

Bob Verini’s Oscar Wrap-Up

Preemptive favorites Dustin Lance Black (Milk) and Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) walked off with their coveted Academy Awards® last night while providing two of the ceremony’s classier acceptances. Clearly hoping that his script and film will carry the torch of pride for future generations, Black spoke of Harvey Milk’s inspirational story...