Bonnie Burton

Bonnie Burton
Tomatometer-approved critic
Los Angeles-based journalist and author Bonnie Burton writes about pop culture, movies, TV, comics, games and more for publications CNET, Inc, Alta California, SFX and more. She's also the author of books: J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World: Movie Magic: Amazing Artifacts, The Star Wars Craft Book and more.
Publications: CNET, Bust Magazine

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
83% Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020) Bill & Ted Face the Music is a joyous, fun, charming adventure, and a great reminder of how music can bring us together in times of chaos. - CNET EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2020
No Score Yet Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary (2019) The documentary gets into one of the things I loved about the movie -- the "can-do" spirit of the film's crew who refuse to give up despite numerous challenges. - CNET EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2020
8% Fantasy Island (2020) Desires may turn dark for guests on Fantasy Island, but the confusing plot and silly characters make this reboot feel more like a pointless parody. - CNET EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2020
92% What Did Jack Do? (2020) While short in length, What Did Jack Do? has plenty of time to show off Lynch's supreme talent for surreal storytelling (and acting). - CNET EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2020
27% Star Wars: Holiday Special (1978) Singing Wookiees wearing Snuggies? Harvey Korman cooking in drag? Jefferson Starship hologram jam band? Why this infamous TV special is so bad it's great. - CNET EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
No Score Yet Raiders, Raptors, and Rebels: Behind the Magic of ILM (2015) The special effects from Industrial Light & Magic... have actually given rise to innovative technology in real life. - CNET EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
65% Aquaman (2018) Move over, Marvel. CNET's Bonnie Burton explains why the new Aquaman movie made her a DC fan. - CNET EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
86% Period. End of Sentence. (2018) The documentary Period. End of Sentence de-stigmatizes menstruation and allows us to celebrate our periods in our own way. - CNET EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
63% Bird Box (2018) By the end of the film, I started to wish I'd blindfolded myself. In fact, I started to root for the monsters. - CNET EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2019
58% Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016) Sure, the movie is jam-packed with celebrity cameos and shoutouts to the original TV series, but it's the friendship between Edina and Patsy that shines the brightest in this movie. - Bust Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2016