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

  • Cristina Escobar
    Cristina Escobar

    is the co-founder of latinamedia.co, uplifting Latinx perspectives in media. She is a LEJA member & writes at the intersection of race, gender & pop culture. Find Cristina @cescobarandrade

  • DarkSkyLady
    DarkSkyLady

    is a freelance writer & critic for Nerdist, Pay or Wait, Nightmarish Conjurings, Strange Harbors & Cup of Soul. They are also the founder & EIC of darkskylady.com. Find DarkSkyLady @DarkSkyLady

  • Nicolás Delgadillo
    Nicolás Delgadillo

    is a North Carolina-based freelance critic. His reviews can be found at Cultured Vultures, Geeks of Color, Discussing Film, & Knotfest. Find Nicolás @nickyd715

  • John Rocha
    John Rocha

    is a Latino host, critic, writer, producer & HCA member. His work can be found at The Outlaw Nation (which he founded), Collider, The Tracking Board & The Schmoedown. Find John @TheRochaSays

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