Roger Ebert

Sitting Tall

By Dean Lamanna
Main Photo by Brevin Blach


At an age when most grade-schoolers are twiddling their thumbs (or, between ?ts of digital fury on their Wii systems, still sucking them), Perry Chen has become known for turning his up or down.

The 11-year-old Torrey Hills Elementary student is earning notice regionally and nationally, writing ?lm reviews for The San Diego Union-Tribune, the online publication Animation World Network and his own blog. His local entertainment opinion...