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, check out our Critics Criteria here. Applications are accepted twice a year, between March 1-31 and September 1-30.

Critic Spotlight

  • Vincent Schilling
    Vincent Schilling

    is associate editor at Indian Country Today. In 2011, he was given a human rights award for programs created about Native American issues. Find Vincent @VinceSchilling

  • Mark H. Harris
    Mark H. Harris

    is the creator of Black Horror Movies, a site dedicated to the portrayal of black characters in horror films. He’s a member of the OFCS. Find Mark @blacula

  • AwardsWatch

    provides year-round reviews, predictions, and updates for movies & TV, covering the Oscars, Golden Globes, Emmys, SAG, & more. Find AwardsWatch @awards_watch

  • Paul McGuire Grimes
    Paul McGuire Grimes

    is a Minneapolis-based broadcast critic whose reviews appear on television (KSTP-TV's "Twin Cities Live"), radio (My Talk 107.1) & YouTube. Find Paul @paulsmovietrip

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