Alfred Soto

Publications: Humanizing the Vacuum  Twitter handle: @SotoAlfred Email Alfred   Alfred Soto is a student media coordinator and instructor of journalism at Florida International University. He was the features editor of Stylus Magazine. He is an editor at The Singles Jukebox. His work has appeared in Billboard, Slate, SPIN, The Village Voice, the Pitchfork Review, among other […]

Reuben Pereira

Publications: The Pereira Post Twitter: @Reubixcube Email Reuben Born and raised in Abu Dhabi to parents of Indian origin, Reuben is a Miami-based film critic and writer whose coverage includes local and national film news, obsessing over the lengthy awards season race, and reporting box office numbers. Reuben’s film obsessions run the gamut from Bond […]

Rubén Rosario

Publications: Miami SunPost Twitter: @RubenRos Email Rubén   Once upon a time, a naïve college student with what he was told was infectious enthusiasm for the movies thought he could make a living as a film critic. Several years writing about cinema for The Miami Hurricane, the University of Miami’s student newspaper, led to a […]

Skip Sheffield

Publications: Boca Raton Tribune, Atlantic Avenue, Skip Sheffield’s Flix Email Skip    Skip Sheffield’s love of film was burned in carbon arc and sealed in celluloid cement when he was 6-years-old at the Ritz Theatre in Spring Lake, New Jersey. His parents had rented a railroad flat on the east side of the theater, upstairs, […]

Rene Rodriguez

Publications:, The Miami Herald Twitter: @ReneMiamiHerald Email Rene   Rene Rodriguez has been The Miami Herald’s movie critic since 1995. Before then, he was a general assignment arts writer and worked on the paper’s city desk. He has also written about film for Variety, the New York Times Sunday Magazine, the New York Post […]

Joe Belcastro

Publications: The Tampa Tribune, ShockYa, Tampa Bay, CraveOnline, CBS Tampa Twitter: @TheWritingDemon   Joe began as a hustling freelance journalist based in Tampa, Florida. His vast coverage of the local, national, & international film industry led to his scribbles appearing across the globe in respected print and online publications. Joe’s reviews, interviews, and op-eds […]

George Meyer

Publications: Sarasota Herald-Tribune  Email George    Emeritus member George Meyer, for 22 years a film critic for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, was one of the founders of the Florida Film Critics Circle. His previous reviewing of books and film appeared on public broadcasting and in various large and small outlets in the Tampa Bay area, including the Tampa […]

Jay Boyar

Publications: Orlando Life magazine  Email Jay   Jay Boyar is the arts editor for Orlando Life magazine. His work has appeared in the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Orlando Sentinel, Chicago Tribune, Newsday and Variety. Boyar has been a juror for the American Film Institute and is a founder of the Florida Film Critics Circle. He is a Pulitzer nominee and has […]

Jeff Farance

Publications: Daytona Beach News-Journal Email Jeff   In more than 50 years of writing professionally for newspapers, he has been the Daytona Beach Film Critic for more than 20 years, in addition to serving as wine columnist, entertainment editor, travel editor, a food editor, and at a variety of other posts at The Daytona Beach News-Journal, where […]

Brad Sturdivant

Publications: Flix 66  Twitter: @flix66 Email Brad   While most kids grow up playing little league baseball and riding bikes, Brad spent his formidable years watching old Marilyn Monroe and James Dean movies. Confused for a year after watching Some Like It Hot, he snapped out of it long enough to develop an affinity for […]