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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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The Humans (Review): Jenkins & Houdyshell Deliver in Dark Family Drama

The Humans is a dynamite directorial debut for Stephen Karam and a showcase for two of the finest performances of the year from Richard Jenkins & Jayne Houdyshell.

Blue Bayou: Justin Chon’s Devastating Deportation Drama Delivers (Review)

Blue Bayou supplements its social message with a sentimental yet sincerely stirring story anchored by touching turns from Justin Chon and Alicia Vikander.

The Worst Person in the World: A Love Letter to Lost Souls (TIFF Review)

The Worst Person in the World stands out in the crowded coming-of-age genre thanks to a smart, sensitive script and Renate Reinsve’s poignant lead performance.

The Power of The Dog: Campion’s Cinematic Comeback is a Classic (TIFF Review)

Anchored by a career-best Benedict Cumberbatch, The Power of the Dog is a methodically paced but masterfully mesmerizing masterwork.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings: A Marvel of a Movie (Review)

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings combines compelling characters, awe-inspiring action, and effective emotion to create a stunning superhero spectacle.

Candyman (2021): Stylish Slasher Stunted By Scattered Storytelling (Review)

Candyman (2021) has style to spare in its horror set pieces, but the script is far too cluttered and confusing for its social commentary to land.

Free Guy (Review): Reynolds and Comer Charm in Summer Crowdpleaser

Free Guy is some of the most fun you’ll have at the theater all summer, complete with a wonderfully charming cast and creativity galore.

The Suicide Squad (Review): James Gunn’s Delightfully Demented Do-Over

The Suicide Squad is the most fun you’ll have at the movies all summer, as James Gunn serves up a gloriously gory and gut-busting superhero spectacle.

The Green Knight: David Lowery’s Arthurian Epic Astounds (Review)

The Green Knight is a mesmerizing and marvelously crafted masterwork from director David Lowery, who effortlessly enlivens the Arthurian legend of yore.

Stillwater: Matt Damon Delivers in Complex Crime Thriller (Review)

Stillwater is so much more than its simple logline would lead you to believe, blending sentimentality with suspense to create a brutally captivating concoction.