Richard Crouse (born May 26, 1963 in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia) is a television personality and host on Canadian television and news. He is the host of the CTV talk show Pop Life and is the regular film critic for CTV News Channel and the twenty-four-hour news source CP24.

Richard Crouse
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Born (1963-05-26) May 26, 1963 (age 56)
Occupationfilm critic, radio and television broadcaster, author
Known forReel to Real, The 100 Best Movies You've Never Seen hosting late night talk show [Pop Life] on CTV.

Crouse can be heard as the in-house movie critic on Newstalk 1010. In April 2008, his Saturday evening radio show, The Richard Crouse Show, featuring in-depth interviews, began its run on Newstalk 1010 in Toronto and is now syndicated across Canada. In September 2017 his late night talk show Pop Life began airing on CTV, CTV News Channel and Bravo.

He is also the author of ten books on film and pop culture history including Who Wrote the Book of Love, the best-selling The 100 Best Movies You've Never Seen and Reel Winners. His work has been prominently featured in The Globe and Mail and the National Post, as well as several literary and music magazines.

As an author his books include Son of the 100 Best Movies You've Never Seen Raising Hell: Ken Russell and the Unmaking of The Devils and Elvis is King: Costello's My Aim is True, all from ECW Press.

He was the film critic for Canada AM from 2005 until the show's cancellation in 2016. "He hosted In Short on Bravo, was the host of Reel to Real from 1998 to 2008,[1] and was a regular pundit for Star TV's Best! Movies! Ever! and the host of The 100 Best Movies You've Never Seen on Rogers Television. He is also a frequent guest on many Canadian radio and television shows.


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