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Author Details

Charles is a Brooklyn based writer who recently graduated from SUNY Purchase College's Playwriting & Screenwriting program. Aside from writing for ScreenRant, Charles writes film scripts, travels, and desperately tries to stay on top of new content. 

Industry Focus

Charles covers lists for both movies and TV for ScreenRant. Charles writes about ongoing series such as House of the Dragon, Rings of Power, The Boys, Gen V, Yellowstone, The Bear, Foundation, and The Last of Us, as well as new theatrical and streaming film releases. He also frequently compiles lists for old films and shows.

Favorite Media

Charles is a huge fan of films, shows and books. His favorite directors are David Lynch, Sofia Coppola and Michael Mann, with Twin Peaks being his favorite piece of fictional media. Some of his other favorite shows include The Wire and Lost. Charles' favorite films include Mulholland Drive, Magnolia, Blade Runner and Once Upon a Time in the West.

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