Michael D. Reid is a film writer and reviewer for the Times Colonist. Born in Glasgow, Scotland and raised in Montreal, the film buff began his newspaper career as an entertainment writer with The Montreal Star. He was also active on that city's musical theatre scene, founded his own theatre company, Theatrix, worked with the late Canadian actor Maxim Maxumdar's Phoenix Theatre and wrote the musical revue Noel Coward Tonight.
In addition to reviewing films and covering Vancouver Island's film and television production industry for the Times Colonist, Reid has also written for publications as diverse as US magazine, Montreal Scene, Macleans, the Montreal Gazette and Tiger Beat. He is also a frequent guest on radio and television shows.
Reid has profiled countless celebrities including Bob Hope, Billy Crystal, Jodie Foster, Russell Crowe, Kim Cattrall and George Clooney.