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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

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
November 1, 2020 4:26 pm

Sean Connery, 1930-2020

He made everything he was in a little bit better than it had to be.
Sonny Bunch
October 28, 2020 5:30 am

Where Do We Go from Here?

Sarah Cooper’s new Netflix special and Tim Heidecker’s new standup routine plot paths forward.
Sonny Bunch
October 2, 2020 5:14 am

Why RBG as Icon Should Bother Everyone

Two images from Justice Ginsburg’s passing help explain our current predicament.
Sonny Bunch
September 12, 2020 5:00 am

New Polling Shows Theater Owners Should Be Scared

Because moviegoers? They're scared to go to the movies.
Sonny Bunch
September 9, 2020 11:33 am

The Oscars Diversity Misdirection

Rainbow-washing the awards race helps avoid discussion of white-washing casts to please China.
Sonny Bunch
September 5, 2020 5:00 am

‘Tenet’ Review

Christopher Nolan's Tenet is a big, bold, time-twisting blockbuster. See it in IMAX if you can.
Sonny Bunch
August 31, 2020 3:34 pm

Hey. You. Sit Down and Shut Up.

Places where we sit in silence, like theaters, may be safer from COVID than those where we sing, scream, or shout.
Sonny Bunch