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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

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 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
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
August 29, 2020 5:30 am

Those Were the Days

‘The Press Gang,’ a new collection from the NYPress’s trio of film critics, calls to mind a golden age of local newspapers.
Sonny Bunch
August 24, 2020 11:30 am

Box Office Data Is Back, Baby

Nature is healing. The balance is being restored.
Sonny Bunch
August 21, 2020 1:11 pm

Re-Canonize the Hughes Brothers

Put ‘The Book of Eli’ and ‘Alpha’ in the Criterion Collection, you cowards.
Sonny Bunch
August 14, 2020 5:30 am

‘Boys State’ Review

You’re never wrong, the other side just cheats.
Sonny Bunch
August 12, 2020 5:30 am

‘Hamilton’ Was Huge for Disney+

Netflix’s biggest wasn’t an original movie but … ‘Unsolved Mysteries’?
Sonny Bunch
August 10, 2020 5:30 am

PEN Report Details China’s Malign Influence on Hollywood

Richard Gere and Quentin Tarantino are two of the bravest people in Hollywood.
Sonny Bunch
August 3, 2020 3:28 pm

Wilford Brimley, RIP

The walrus-stached spirit of America has passed on.
Sonny Bunch