Dominic Griffin

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Silver Spring, MD
Mid-budget Thrillers From The '90s, Indie Pro Wrestling, X-Men
  • Dominic has been writing film criticism professionally for the last eight years and is Tomato-meter approved on Rotten Tomatoes, where he has nearly 400 reviews.
  • In 2019, a year where he watched 611 movies, he launched a YouTube channel called The Armchair Auteur to further expand his reach as a critic and explore the world of long form video essays.
  • He was once name-checked on the Bret Easton Ellis podcast by filmmaker Nick Jarecki for a particularly illuminating video about critical bias and cancel culture's effects on the reception of new releases.


Dominic has been a professional film critic and pop culture writer since 2013. He was formerly the Film Editor for and has written in various capacities for publications such as Spectrum Culture, Baltimore City Paper, DCist, The Baltimore Beat, Syfy,, Birth.Movies.Death, Vulturehound, Steelchair Magazine, and Wrasslerap. He is a member of the Washington Area Film Critics Association and a co-host of the Triple Beam Streams podcast on RNC Radio, a show dedicated to navigating the ever changing landscape of entertainment.
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