Liam Gaughan-Senior Writer

Liam Gaughan

Senior Writer

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About Liam Gaughan

Liam Gaughan is a film and TV writer at Collider. He has been writing film reviews and news coverage for ten years. Between relentlessly adding new titles to his watchlist and attending as many screenings as he can, Liam is always watching new movies and television shows. 

In addition to reviewing, writing, and commentating on both new and old releases, Liam has interviewed talent such as Mark Wahlberg, Jesse Plemons, Sam Mendes, Billy Eichner, Dylan O'Brien, Luke Wilson, and B.J. Novak. Liam aims to get his spec scripts produced and currently writes short films and stage plays. He lives in Allentown, PA.

Favorite Media

Liam's favorite movies include 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Shawshank Redemption, The Departed, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, and the Star Wars franchise. His favorite shows include Twin Peaks, Succession, Mr. Robot, Mad Men, The Wire, and The Sopranos.

Industry Experience

Liam holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and has over ten years of experience writing about entertainment media. His bylines include Dallas Observer, Dallas Morning News, Slashfilm, Taste of Cinema, Central Track, MovieWeb, Rebel Scum, and among others.

Latest Articles

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The 10 Most Underrated Biopics of the 2010s, Ranked

The 2010s had many great biopics, but these were somewhat overlooked.

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How Much of Todd Phillips' 'War Dogs' Really Happened?

Miles Teller and Jonah Hill play bros in arms.

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10 Underrated Philip Seymour Hoffman Movies, Ranked

Although Hoffman’s track record speaks for himself, not all of his films have received the credit that they deserve.

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This Fan Theory Changes The Way You Watch 'The Searchers'

Not all is as it seems in the Western frontier.

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The 10 Most Underrated Robert Downey Jr. Movies, Ranked

These RDJ movies got lost somewhere between 'Less Than Zero' and 'Oppenheimer.'

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The 10 Best Sequels of 2023, Ranked

2023 was the year of the sequel.

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Stanley Kubrick's Christmas Movie Faced Some Serious Censorship

This major Kubrick film was met with some serious censorship when it was first released in theaters.

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Why Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Christmas Classic Was So Controversial

This holiday classic was not so merry behind the scenes.

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The Christmas Western That’s Also One of John Wayne’s Best

'3 Godfathers' used Christmas themes to tell a story of redemption.

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The 10 Funniest Movies Of The 1970s, Ranked

"It's pronounced 'Frankensteen'."

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The 10 Best Benicio del Toro Movies, Ranked

Hand me the keys, you... know the rest.

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The 10 Most Underrated A24 Dramas, Ranked

Not every A24 movie can be 'Everything Everywhere All at Once.'

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'The Crown' Season 6's Romance Was Too Boring to Work

This romance feels too sanitized and straightforward to be compelling dramatically.

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The 10 Most Underrated Episodes Of 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars,' Ranked

'The Clone Wars' proved to be an essential piece of the 'Star Wars' mythology.

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The 10 Most Underrated Disney Live-Action Movies, Ranked

These Disney live-action remakes are underrated gems.

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Every Main Character on 'Castle,' Ranked by Likability

"Do I look like a killer to you? - Richard Castle

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The 8 Best Justin Timberlake Movies, Ranked

Might sound crazy, but it ain't no lie; these are indeed JT's best movies.

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The James Bond Film That Is Secretly a Christmas Movie

This Bond movie's message about humanity isn’t necessarily uplifting, but it’s an important one to remember during the holiday season.

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