Anthony Lane has been a film reviewer on ?The New Yorker? magazine since 1993. Prior to ?The New Yorker?, Lane worked as a freelance writer and book reviewer for ?The Independent?, before he was pointed deputy literary editor in 1989. Two years later, Lane became the film critic for the ?Independent on Sunday?, before moving on to ?The New Yorker?.
A collection of 140 of Lane’s ?The New Yorker? reviews, essays, and profiles has been published under the title ?Nobody’s Perfect? (2002), a reference to the final line in the film ?Some Like it Hot?.