Kristy Puchko

Brooklyn College, Macaulay Honors College
Movies, TV, Cartoons
  • Kristy has been an entertainment reporter for over a decade, writing for an array of sites and audiences.
  • Kristy has covered a long list of film festivals including Sundance, Tribeca, SXSW, Fantasia, Fantastic Fest, NYFF, and TIFF.
  • Kristy has co-hosted movie-focused podcasts, including Popcorn & Prosecco, Stump The Editor, and the /Filmcast.


Kristy Puchko is a New York-based film critic and entertainment reporter whose work has appeared on, Vanity Fair, The Guardian, Vulture, Mel Magazine, The Playlist, IGN, and /Film. Over the last decade, she's traveled the world on assignment, covered a variety of film festivals, co-hosted movie-focused podcasts, interviewed a wide array of performers and filmmakers, and taught film criticism at FIT. She’s a member of the Critics Choice Association and GALECA as well as a Top Critic on Rotten Tomatoes.


She earned her B.A. in Film Studies at Macaulay Honors College's Brooklyn branch.
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