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Sonny Bunch

Sonny Bunch is the Culture Editor of The Bulwark. Before serving as editor-in-chief of the film site Rebeller, he was the executive editor of and film critic for The Washington Free Beacon. He is currently a contributor to The Washington Post and his work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, National Review, Commentary Magazine, The Weekly Standard, and elsewhere. He is a member of the Washington Area Film Critics Association

Articles by Sonny Bunch

July 29, 2021 5:30 am

The Nicolas Cage Paradox

The power and peril of stardom in a post-theatrical age.
Sonny Bunch
July 28, 2021 1:16 pm

COVID, the CDC, and the Power of Narrative

We need clean, concise messaging on vaccination now more than ever.
Sonny Bunch
July 15, 2021 5:30 am

The Loki Finale and the MCU’s Glorious Purpose

On the trickster god’s cosmic penance.
Sonny Bunch
July 8, 2021 5:30 am

To ‘Purge’ or to ‘Hunt,’ That Is the Question

Why ‘The Hunt’ remains superior to the ‘Purge’ franchise.
Sonny Bunch
July 2, 2021 1:30 pm

‘No Sudden Move’ Review

A crime thriller with something to say.
Sonny Bunch
May 28, 2021 9:34 am

‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Review

Tight, taut, and terrifying.
Sonny Bunch
May 18, 2021 5:30 am

Cancel Envy

How an Amazon glitch helps explain the ways our siloed information environments reinforce our persecution complexes.
Sonny Bunch
January 13, 2021 3:16 pm

Trump’s Defenders Get Orwell Backwards

The president is more like Big Brother than Twitter ever can be.
Sonny Bunch
December 15, 2020 3:53 pm

‘Songbird’ Review

I don’t know if it’s good, exactly, but it’s kind of amazing.
Sonny Bunch
November 3, 2020 5:30 am

Back to Basics: Make Cocktails Normal Again

What to drink to get you through election night—or, heck, the whole day.
Sonny Bunch