Zoe Rose Bryant

Though Zoë Rose Bryant has only worked in film criticism for a little under three years – turning a collegiate passion into a full-time career by writing for outlets such as Loud and Clear Reviews, Next Best Picture, and Awards Watch – her captivation with cinema has been a lifelong fascination, appreciating film in all its varying forms, from horror movies to heartfelt romantic comedies and everything in between. Born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, she made the move to Los Angeles in 2021 after graduating from college and now spends her days additionally working as a List Editor and occasional writer for Screen Rant (as she attempts to attend every screening under the sun). As a trans critic, she also seeks to champion underrepresented voices in the LGBTQ+ community in film criticism and offer original insight on how gender and sexuality are explored in modern entertainment.

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Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul. (Sundance Review): Hall & Brown Are a Hoot

Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul. skewers the hypocrisy & excess of modern-day evangelicals while serving as an acting showcase for Regina Hall & Sterling K. Brown.

Cha Cha Real Smooth (Review): The Standout of Sundance 2022

Cha Cha Real Smooth is the smash hit of Sundance 2022 – a charming crowdpleaser with a sensitive and side-splitting script and an exceptionally cast ensemble.

Dual (Sundance Review): Sci-Fi Flick Fumbles at the Finish Line

Dual presents a compelling sci-fi concept and has a solid start, but it stumbles in the home stretch, despite the best efforts of star Karen Gillan.

Call Jane (Film Review): Banks & Weaver Deliver in Abortion Drama

Call Jane affectionally assesses the efforts of underground abortion clinics in the 60s as Elizabeth Banks & Sigourney Weaver serve as standouts of a stacked cast.

When You Finish Saving the World (Sundance Review): A Deeply Felt Family Drama

When You Finish Saving the World may not come to any new conclusions on today’s generational divide, but Finn Wolfhard and Julianne Moore shine as the stars.

Scream (2022) Review: The Sharpest Sequel in the Slasher Series Yet

Scream (2022) radically reinvigorates the franchise in ferocious fashion, serving up spooky spectacle and masterful meta commentary on modern horror and fandom.

A Hero (Review): Asghar Farhadi Hits Another Home Run

A Hero reminds audiences that Asghar Farhadi is one of the finest filmmakers working today, with yet another tantalizing social thriller full of timely themes.

Cyrano (Review): Peter Dinklage Delights with Best Part to Date

Cyrano is an openhearted ode to life and love, strengthened by a sensationally stirring soundtrack and passionately persuasive performances.

The Tragedy of Macbeth (Review): Shakespeare Adaptation Stuns

The Tragedy of Macbeth is a near-flawless piece of filmmaking, powered by towering turns from Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand.

The Lost Daughter (Review): Colman Captivates in Gyllenhaal’s Chiller

The Lost Daughter is a mesmerizing meditation on the messiness of motherhood, led by a career-best Olivia Colman.