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 between March 1-31.

Critic Spotlight

  • Soraya Nadia McDonald
    Soraya Nadia McDonald

    is the senior cultural critic for Andscape. She is a 2020 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in criticism, and writes about film, television, and pop culture. Find Soraya @SorayaMcDonald

  • Laura Sirikul
    Laura Sirikul

    is a freelance journalist, critic, and member of AAJA and HCA. She reviews for Nerdist, IGN, and Empire Magazine, among others. Find Laura @lsirikul

  • Dana Han-Klein
    Dana Han-Klein

    is a critic, interviewer, and host of the “We’re Watching What?!” podcast. She’s also found at THE DHK Movies and NerdBot. Find Dana @thedhk

  • Jordan Hoffman
    Jordan Hoffman

    is a freelance film writer & the current NYFCC chair. His recent reviews can be found at TV Guide, The Guardian, Times of Israel, & others. Find Jordan @jhoffman

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