Lisa Jensen is a veteran film critic and newspaper columnist from Santa Cruz, California. Her reviews and articles have appeared in Cinefantastique, Take One, and the Los Angeles Times. She has reviewed film on numerous area TV and radio stations. Her film and book reviews appeared regularly in Paradox Magazine. She also reviewed books for the San Francisco Chronicle for thirteen years, where her specialty was historical fiction and women's fiction. Lisa lives in Santa Cruz with her husband, artist James Aschbacher, and their two cats.