Tre'vell Anderson

Tre'vell Anderson
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Tre'vell Anderson is an award-winning journalist, social curator, and world changer who always comes to slay! Formerly, the Director of Culture and Entertainment at Out magazine and a film reporter at the Los Angeles Times, they have dedicated their career to centering those in the margins, grey spaces, and at the intersections of life through a pop culture lens. Tre'vell currently freelances for a number of publications.

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
98% Circus of Books (2020) A worthy homage to the Los Angeles-area landmark of LGBTQ+ culture. - Out Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2020
92% Ask Dr. Ruth (2019) Dr. Ruth's life story is remarkable and worthy of Oscar-bait dramatization. Until then, the worthy gift that Ask Dr. Ruth is will do. - Out Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
100% Gay Chorus Deep South (2019) David Charles Rodrigues' doc is actually about way more than its logline.... With that in mind, Gay Chorus Deep South doesn't reinvent the wheel. - Out Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
95% Goldie (2020) There's a unique vision at play, from the very first frame of the film, and I wanted to see it to its end. - Out Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
89% You Don't Nomi (2020) Elizabeth Berkley is only in the film via archival footage - a true travesty if I say so myself. - Out Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
75% CRSHD (2019) The film's depiction of female sexuality is beyond refreshing, obviously informed by someone who knows what it's like to be a woman... But that's not enough to elevate such a tired premise that could've been better executed. - Out Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
95% The Apollo (2019) The Apollo is a necessary chronicling of the history of Black folk and the enduring sociopolitical spirit of our talent, from music to dance to comedy. - Out Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
100% Changing the Game (2019) Subtle and nuanced... Changing the Game radically asserts the humanity of Mack, Sarah Rose, Andraya, and Terry, and the rest of us whose lives are under assault by the current political establishment. - Out Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
98% Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) (2020) What unfolds is an instantly canonical love story for the ages, and I don't make such a claim lightly. - Out Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
94% Boys State (2020) This film is at once an accurately enraging revelation that makes me fearful for the future of our democracy, and an inspiringly galvanizing effort that unearths the glimmers of hope to which we can cling. - Xtra Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
99% Miss Juneteenth (2020) Nicole Beharie is a revelation, breathing a life and passion into Godfrey Peoples' history-rich script. - Xtra Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
98% Disclosure (2020) It's necessary viewing, for trans and cis folk alike-and not just because I'm in it, too! - Xtra Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
63% Bad Hair (2020) The horror-comedy from the creator of Dear White People, however, doesn't quite stick its landing. - Xtra Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
100% Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution (2020) It's a powerful, moving tribute on the 30th anniversary of the Act that captures the enduring spirit of people who won in spite of the odds against them. - Xtra Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
89% Save Yourselves! (2020) An intriguing sci-fi comedy led by the engaging performances of John Reynolds and Sunita Mani. - Xtra Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
98% The Forty-Year-Old Version (2020) As an actress, [Radha] Blank jumps off the screen with relatability, and her chemistry with co-star Oswin Benjamin is palpable. - Xtra Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
88% Zola (2021) With this film, slated for theatrical release this summer, [director Janizca] Bravo cements her reputation as a filmmaker to watch. - Xtra Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
99% Amazing Grace (2019) Amazing Grace is a reminder that spirituality is deeply personal. - Out Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019