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Dustin Jansick View all posts

Dustin Jansick is an independent film critic who also enjoys; indie music, cooking, technology, sports, puzzles, graphic design, and P.T. Anderson films. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of Way Too Indie, which means he reviews hundreds of movies each year. And is also a proud member of the OFCS.

660 articles written. Most recent: All Good Things Must…


Bernard Boo View all posts

Bernard Boo is a film enthusiast, baker, musician, and native of the San Francisco Bay Area. He enjoys nothing more than spending quiet nights at home with his beautiful wife.

667 articles written. Most recent: Captain America: Civil War

C.J. Prince View all posts

C.J. Prince hails from Ontario, Canada and spends most of his time absorbing as many films as possible. When he isn't trying to talk about films with words he is making tweets you'd regret reading.

378 articles written. Most recent: Sonita (Hot Docs Review)


Ananda Dillon View all posts

Ananda Dillon lives in Los Angeles and spends more time than the daily recommended amount in front of screens. Yes, she is concerned about what this may do to her brain.

225 articles written. Most recent: Demolition

Zachary Shevich View all posts

Zachary Shevich is a film critic and entertainment reporter with ties to New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia. When Zach isn't taking in and spitting out movie info, he's watching the 5-6pm block on ESPN or compulsively emptying the Trash bin on his MacBook.

167 articles written. Most recent: My Blind Brother (Tribeca Review)

Aaron Pinkston View all posts

Aaron Pinkston lives in or around Chicago, Illinois, where he enjoys life with his wife and two dogs. After graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Cinema Studies from the University of Illinois, Aaron has worked in various office jobs while watching films and writing about them as a pastime. His senior thesis paper was titled "On the Cultural Reception of the Evil Dead Triology."

121 articles written. Most recent: Movies to Stream This Weekend – April 29

Way Too Indie Staff View all posts

Way Too Indie provides you with the best indie movie reviews, coverage of the latest film festivals, podcasts, original editorials, must see trailers, and current independent filmmaking news.

110 articles written. Most recent: Way Too Indiecast 60: Richard Linklater, Jeff Nichols, ‘Preacher’ Preview, Tribeca Controversy

Michael Nazarewycz View all posts

Michael will watch anything considered a motion picture, from a nickelodeon silent to a digital epic, and he is a sucker for everything from the 1980s. While he thinks it's great to have thousands of movies available to him around the clock, he misses the joy of random discovery that broadcast television used to bring in the pre-home video era.

104 articles written. Most recent: Ukrainian Sheriffs (Hot Docs Review)

Nik Grozdanovic View all posts

Leaning towards the arty stuff and always hungry for an originally visual trip, Nik loves movies in obsessively unhealthy ways. He's written for Concordia University's The Link and is currently a regular contributor to IndieWire's The Playlist, and UK-based online culture mag What Culture. While trying to maintain his own blog, The Film Grapevine, he's been falling asleep one too many times on the keyboard lately.

72 articles written. Most recent: The Measure Of A Man (NYFF 2015)

Byron Bixler View all posts

15 articles written. Most recent: Off the Rails (Hot Docs Review)

Eli Hayes View all posts

Eli Hayes grew up in the suburbs surrounding Milwaukee, Wisconsin but now attends school at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, where he studies psychology and creative writing. He became interested in the world of cinema during his teenage years, upon viewing the works of visually-driven directors like Terrence Malick and Lynne Ramsay. These days, he spends much of his time attending school, directing micro-budget short films and writing about the movies that he loves.

14 articles written. Most recent: 3rd Street Blackout

Lee Adams View all posts

Lee is a writer and film critic living in Brno, Czech Republic. When not watching and writing about movies, he loves football, cooking, reading, and enjoying his adopted home town. With a typical Englishman's ignorance of foreign languages, he's waiting for his baby daughter to grow up so that she can teach him Czech.

11 articles written. Most recent: Revisiting Coen Brothers & Sam Raimi’s Flop ‘Crimewave’ 30 Years Later

Tanner Stechnij View all posts

4 articles written. Most recent: The Best Performance of 2016 Is Already Here