Trey Mangum


Trey Mangum
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Trey Mangum primarily covers film, television and pop culture features and criticism for a number of outlets, including The Hollywood Reporter. He is a member of the Television Critics Association (TCA) and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (Critics Choice).
Publications: Slashfilm, Shadow and Act

movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
44% Relive (2019) Despite spirited performances from several of its cast members, the promising sci-fi thriller falls flat. - Shadow and Act EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2019
93% Luce (2019) Luce, a film so sharp with tension that you might develop paper cuts just watching it. - Shadow and Act EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2019
88% The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019) Still, The Last Black Man in San Francisco is worth seeing and provides thought-provoking and impactful performances audiences won't soon forget. - Shadow and Act EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2019
71% Troop Zero (2019) It's a fun, light and heartwarming affair that'll surely appeal to kids, their parents and everyone in between. - Shadow and Act EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2019
65% Native Son (2019) Native Son successfully updates the story to 2019, begging the question: Is 2019 America so different than 1940? - Shadow and Act EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2019
96% BlacKkKlansman (2018) It is hard to deny that it is one of Spike Lee's greatest films in recent years. Some may even rank it among his all-time best films. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2018
94% Blindspotting (2018) When watching Blindspotting, it's hard to tell that it is the first major film from co-writers/co-stars Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal and the feature directorial debut for director Carlos Lopez Estrada - because it's just that good. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2018
86% Monsters and Men (2018) 'Monsters and Men' will go down as a Black Lives Matter film that upended the format and presented us with a direct mirror as to what black and brown folks feel during this pivotal and crucial time in our society. - Shadow and Act EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
97% The Hate U Give (2018) The raw, tense and heartbreaking film adaptation stays mostly faithful to the source material, delivering an Oscar-worthy flick that is one of the year's best. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
94% If Beale Street Could Talk (2019) It's rare that we see, on-screen, the sheer power of black love. If Beale Street Could Talk does just that, while also showing what we as black people have to grapple with in society. - Shadow and Act EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2018
49% Superfly (2018) The end result is a pristinely-crafted remake with solid lead performances that is not hard to watch, but still could have been better. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2018