Hoai-Tran Bui

New York City, NY
American University
Movies, TV, Anime, Superheroes
  • Hoai-Tran Bui has been a staff writer for SlashFilm for four years, writing thoughtful think pieces, tongue-in-cheek news posts, and insightful reviews of movies and TV shows.
  • Hoai-Tran Bui has brought a distinct voice to SlashFilm, bringing in her love of sci-fi, star-crossed romances, and anime boys, sometimes all three at once.
  • Hoai-Tran Bui has also written extensively about the Asian-American experience and representation in media, leading her to be featured or interviewed by various outlets, including NPR, Rotten Tomatoes, and MSNBC.


Hoai-Tran Bui is a News Editor at SlashFilm. She has worked as a staff writer and movie/TV critic at SlashFilm for four years, carving out a niche writing about sci-fi, superheroes, high fantasy, anime, and Asian-American representation in the media. She is a frequent guest on /Film Daily and The Filmcast, and co-hosts a Doctor Who/Star Trek podcast Trekking Through Time and Space. She has been interviewed by various outlets including NPR, Rotten Tomatoes, and MSNBC, and her work has appeared in The Washington Post and USA Today.


Hoai-Tran Bui has a Masters in Journalism and Public Affairs from American University. She earned her Bachelor's degree at American University as well, majoring in Communication Studies and minoring in Film Studies.
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