Kristen Maldonado

 Kristen Maldonado
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Kristen Maldonado is an on-camera host, entertainment journalist, and content creator with an expertise in TV, film, music, comic books, musical theatre, social media, and all things pop culture. You can find her in the middle of a binge-watch of your next favorite TV show, interviewing talent on the red carpet, or covering a can?t miss movie at a recent film festival. She is also a member of the Television Academy, a two-time Shorty Award winner, and has been featured on outlets like Den of Geek, Marvel, MTV, TRL, and Glamour.
Publications: Kristen Maldonado

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
91% Promising Young Woman (2020) It's frustrating, it's uncomfortable, and I think it will surprise you at every corner... I wouldn't say that this was a movie that I necessarily enjoyed watching but it was more compelling than anything else. - Kristen Maldonado EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2020
72% We Can Be Heroes (2021) It has that classic Robert Rodriguez vibe... This was really fun, it definitely checks off that nostalgia box. - Kristen Maldonado EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2020
95% Soul (2020) This movie felt a little more mature to me in terms of the concept and the way the animation was done... It was really cool to see Pixar take a chance on something like this. - Kristen Maldonado EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2020
61% The Princess Switch: Switched Again (2020) It's really impressive as much as this is a cheesy Christmas movie to see how different Vanessa Hudgens is as each character. - Kristen Maldonado EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
90% Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020) It has some moments of real joy and whimsy and magic that I really loved, but I don't think they were able to keep that momentum going throughout the project. - Kristen Maldonado EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2020
83% Freaky (2020) I didn't think it was funny [or] let our actors do anything super exciting or different. - Kristen Maldonado EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2020
48% The Craft: Legacy (2020) There were no real stakes. I just felt like the script was really weak. There wasn't a lot going on and there wasn't a lot of character development. - Kristen Maldonado EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2020
96% Nomadland (2020) Everything from the cinematography to the performances to the editing was just so beautifully done. - Kristen Maldonado EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2020
80% Over the Moon (2020) A really powerful story of how to deal with grief... I think that this definitely has potential to be an award-winning animated film. - Kristen Maldonado EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2020
92% Love and Monsters (2020) [Dylan O'Brien's] a really charismatic actor and I think it makes it really fun to follow his journey. - Kristen Maldonado EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2020
49% Evil Eye (2020) I will say that the mother and daughter were well cast... [but] this felt a little too slow to me. - Kristen Maldonado EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2020
61% Nocturne (2020) I felt like I was missing this next level they could have taken the story to. - Kristen Maldonado EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2020
61% A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting (2020) Tom Felton is so much fun in this... they could have just focused the story a little bit more. - Kristen Maldonado EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2020
44% The Lie (2020) There is a twist that I saw coming a mile away... but by the end you also get this really powerful performance from Joey King. - Kristen Maldonado EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2020
73% Black Box (2020) I thought this was really brilliantly done. - Kristen Maldonado EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2020
90% Enola Holmes (2020) [I] really enjoy this message of Enola Holmes being this girl who doesn't kind of fit into the regular stereotypes of what it mean to be a lady... [but] It kind of dragged a bit. - Kristen Maldonado EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2020
82% Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020) Did this movie break boundaries? No, but I think it was a fun time-traveling story about this duo that we know and love. - Kristen Maldonado EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2020
89% Words on Bathroom Walls (2020) The first half of this film was very solid, raw, and real, and I loved the direction they were going in, but as the film went on, it became a high school cliche that didn't fully connect to the beginning of the story. - Kristen Maldonado EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2020
85% Work It (2020) The dancing was really the standout here, everyone was killing it. - Kristen Maldonado EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2020