Who are the Tomatometer-approved critics?

Tomatometer-approved critics come from all across the U.S., and the world. They publish on a variety of platforms – among them you’ll find podcasters, newspaper and magazine writers, bloggers, and YouTubers. Reviews from Tomatometer-approved critics form the trusted Tomatometer score for movies and TV shows. Their reviews embody several key values – insight and dedication among them – and meet a set of Eligibility Guidelines. To see our full list of Tomatometer-approved critics, click here.

If you’d like to find out how to join their ranks, you can apply to be a Tomatometer-approved critic here.

Critic Spotlight

  • Hannah Giorgis
    Hannah Giorgis

    is a staff writer at The Atlantic. Based in New York, her work has appeared in the New Yorker, New York Times Magazine, & The Guardian. Find Hannah @ethiopienne

  • Katie Smith-Wong
    Katie Smith-Wong

    is a London-based OAFFC member interested in Asian representation in media & criticism. She writes for Flickfeast, Den of Geek, & VODzilla. Find Katie @guitargalchina

  • John Nguyen
    John Nguyen

    is a video critic at Nerd Reactor, with over 55k subscribers on YouTube. His favorite genres include sci-fi, fantasy & action. Find John @nerdreactor

  • Lisa Trifone
    Lisa Trifone

    is a Chicago-based critic & an editor at Third Coast Review. She is also a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association. Find Lisa @lisabeesa

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Latest Reviews


  • Downton Abbey

    Fans of the highly-praised British historical TV series will welcome the return of Downton Abbey but this return to the lavish, high-fashion 1920s...delivers delights for those who are not familiar with the popular show as well.

    Cate Marquis, We Are Movie Geeks

  • The Cave

    The ceaseless violence of the Syrian Civil War and the resilience of those who remain is captured in Feras Fayyad's unflinching The Cave.

    Roxana Hadadi, Pajiba

  • Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas

    Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas is definitely one of your run-of-the-mill love stories, but it makes you smile, cry, laugh and brings a sense of freshness.

    Monika Rawal Kukreja, Hindustan Times


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