Matthew Lucas is a freelance film critic who has been writing film reviews professionally since he was a senior in high school. His work has been published in print weekly in the Lexington Dispatch since 2004. He founded his own website, From the Front Row, in 2006 where he has been steadily writing reviews ever since. He has also been a staff critic at In Review Online since 2009 and continues to contribute regularly. Matthew attended Appalachian State University where he studied Theatre and Film Studies and resides in Boone, North Carolina with his wife, Anna.