Hoai-Tran Bui

Hoai-Tran Bui is the Entertainment Editor at Inverse. She previously was an editor and film critic at SlashFilm, and her work has appeared in USA Today and The Washington Post. She is a Rotten Tomatoes-certified critic and co-hosts a Doctor Who/Star Trek podcast called Trekking Through Time and Space.

Hoai-Tran likes people, places, and things. She also probably likes being online too much. Her favorite movie vacillates between Spirited Away, Before Sunset, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, though Chungking Express is making its way up there. Hoai-Tran is probably due for a re-evaluation of her favorite movie.

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'Doctor Who' is Finally Bringing Back A Long-Forgotten Sci-Fi Villain

Don't toy with the Toymaker.


'It Lives Inside' Director Knows Social Horror Isn’t a Fad

Director Bishal Dutta is not taking the Get Out comparisons lightly.

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Sung Kang’s Lightsabers Are Cooler Than Yours

The Shaky Shivers director talks about how starring in Obi-Wan sparked a new passion.

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How Kenneth Branagh Brought the Agatha Christie Whodunit Back to Life

The CEO of the Agatha Christie estate is enjoying the whodunit renaissance.


The Strangest Vampire Movie of the Decade Takes a Guillotine to History

What if one of the most infamous dictators of the 20th century was actually a vampire?


'The Boy and The Heron' is Hayao Miyazaki’s Confounding, Cosmic Masterpiece

Miyazaki's latest, but perhaps not final, movie is the dazzling culmination of his career.


'A Haunting in Venice' is a Satisfying Pivot to a Scary New Genre

Kenneth Branagh and his mustache are back, and this time they’re in a haunted house.

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'Arrival’s Emotional Brilliance Lies in a Century-Old Cinematic Trick

Denis Villeneuve’s cerebral sci-fi masterwork dares people to change their minds.

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One of the Decades' Greatest Movie Romances is Hidden in a Gruesome Cannibal Thriller

Bones and All is the kind of all-consuming love story that only comes around once a decade.

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Andrew Koji Fights Back

The Warrior star looks beyond to a potential Season 4 — and producing his own shows.


'The Last Voyage of the Demeter' Wastes Its Terrifying Monster

Alien on a boat” is not as exciting as it sounds.


Stephen King's Most Polarizing Horror Movie is Getting a Big Update

Now you can rewatch the most devastating horror movie ending in glorious 4K.


'Only Murders in the Building' Season 3 Puts on a Terrifically Twisty Show

The third season takes the show out of the building — and it couldn’t be better.

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A Throwback Japanese Tokusatsu Movie Outpaces All Other Superheroes This Year

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'Oppenheimer' is Christopher Nolan's Magnum Opus, and His Apology

I am become the predecessor to superhero fatigue.


'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem' is a Totally Radical Blast

Smells like teen spirit.


'Invincible' Season 2 Theory Reveals a Wild Superhero Crossover

A friendly neighborhood crossover.


David Tennant’s Prep for His 'Doctor Who' Return Involved Michael Sheen’s Impressions


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'Good Omens' Season 2 Goes Beyond The Source Material: "We Knew There Was More Story"

The ineffable husbands are more ineffable than ever.

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Ryan Gosling's Kennergy was showing long before Barbie.