It’s probably safe to say most professional film critics feel quite comfortable scrutinizing movies in darkened theaters.
But Gerald Peary, a longtime reviewer for the now-defunct Alternative News Weekly, the Boston Phoenix and other national publications, recently made a bold leap to the other side of the camera.
His acting debut is in "Computer Chess", a quirky new feature by indie filmmaker Andrew Bujalski.
From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Andrea Shea of WBUR has the story.
This segment aired on July 26, 2013.