Free Beacon Sonny Bunch

Sonny Bunch is culture editor at the Bulwark and a contributing columnist to the Washington Post. A cohost of the Sub-Beacon, he was formerly executive editor of, and film critic for, the Washington Free Beacon.

REVIEW: 'The Idol'

On HBO's unduly hated midbrow romp

July 8, 2023

Get to the Chopper!

REVIEW: ‘The Last Action Heroes: The Triumphs, Flops, and Feuds of Hollywood’s Kings of Carnage’ by Nick De Semlyen

July 2, 2023

And the Award Should Go To…

REVIEW: ‘Oscar Wars: A History of Hollywood in Gold, Sweat, and Tears’

March 5, 2023

Quentin Tarantino’s Cinema of Vibes

REVIEW: ‘Cinema Speculation’ by Quentin Tarantino

December 4, 2022


REVIEW: 'They Shouldn't Have Killed His Dog: The Complete Uncensored Ass-Kicking Oral History of John Wick, Gun Fu, and the New Age of Action'

August 28, 2022

Where Have All the Sex Scenes Gone?

On the cultural and commercial forces conspiring against onscreen horniness

October 3, 2021

Review: 'Spider-Man: Far From Home'

Also: A bit of personal news

July 3, 2019

'Rocketman' Review

Big screen jukebox musical an enjoyably chaotic mess

June 21, 2019
Dark Phoenix

'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' Review

A tribute to the franchise that most closely approximated what it's like to read comic books

June 7, 2019
Godzilla: King of Monsters

'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' Review

It's got monsters punching each other, what more do you people want?

May 31, 2019