New year, new beginnings for 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner, Wesley Morris – film critic for The Boston Globe, where he worked for a decade.

He was awarded the 2012 Pulitzer for, what else, Criticism, in the Journalism category.

Next to Armond White, both gents are two of the most prominent African American film critics working today.

In an interior Boston Globe HQ memo sent yesterday evening, it was announced that Morris is leaving the paper to go write fulltime for Grantland, an ESPN-affiliated sports/pop culture website, as The Maynard Institute notes.