About Us

Shawn S. Lealos is an author from Norman, Oklahoma who worked as a journalist for over 20 years, a filmmaker for 15 years, and has worked as a professional film critic for the last eight.

Shawn’s first novel was Dollar Deal: The Story of the Stephen King Dollar Baby Filmmakers, where Shawn, a Dollar Baby filmmaker himself, interviewed 19 filmmakers who used the Stephen King Dollar Baby deal to move on to careers in the entertainment industry.

Shawn is now working on his first fiction novel about a police detective working in a world where superheroes are real. Shawn also features his latest movie reviews on this page as well. His work has been featured in the Huffington PostYahoo Movies, Yahoo Sports, Inside Sports Magazine, Vox Magazine, Loud Magazine, The Oklahoma Gazette, and The Daily Oklahoman.

Shawn lives in West Texas with his beautiful wife Johanna and enthusiastic son Ash. Shawn is available for interviews, speaking engagements, and more by contacting him at shawn@shawnlealos.net.