Author: Brian Welk

Brian Welk is the Features Editor for PopOptiq, a journalist and film critic currently studying Journalism at the University of Southern California. Brian is originally based out of Chicago and is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Journalism. His articles have appeared in Consequence of Sound, the Indiana Daily Student, the IDS WEEKEND, ReelChicago, Metromix Chicago, Redeye, The Artifice, Moviepilot and SVELTO Magazine. He maintains his own film blog The Sanity Clause at brianwelk.com. Follow him on Twitter, @brianwelk, on The Sanity Clause Tumblr and on Letterboxd. When he's not watching movies and managing embarrassing spreadsheets of films he still has to catch up on, he listens to a lot of indie rock and frequently attends concerts and bars with plenty of craft beer on tap.