Dominic Griffin

Silver Spring, MD
Movies, TV, Comics, Music, Pro Wrestling
  • Dominic is a freelance writer for Static Media.
  • He's 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.


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 Tomatometer-approved critic on Rotten Tomatoes and a member of the Washington Area Film Critics Association. He is also the producer of The Armchair Auteur, a YouTube channel devoted to film criticism, video essays, and pop-cultural analysis, as well as a co-host of the Triple Beam Streams podcast on RNC Radio, a show dedicated to navigating the ever changing landscape of entertainment.


Dominic skipped out on film school to spend every single day of his twenties watching movies and reading every single book on film theory, filmmaking, and screenwriting in existence. It was more efficient and came with zero student debt.
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