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Rita Zhang

Rita Zhang

New York, NY

Rita Zhang received her Bachelor’s degree in Columbia University’s Film and Media Studies. Her 12 years of acting experience in movies rooted her ceaseless love in film. Her wide spectrum of all-time favorites range from Richard Linklater’s Everybody Wants Some!! to Luis Buñuel’s Diary of a Chambermaid. She believes that writing film reviews enables her to capture and sustain many levels of emotions in the film world. She is at her happiest when learning that her film review moves and inspires the readers.


In the Vanguard of Waiting

Part-suspenseful thriller, part-existentialist inquiry


No Woman Is an Island

Even on a crowded street, a person’s sense of loneliness can be piercing


Film Criticism: A Playground for Creative Thoughts

A person’s passion for film has to be articulated


Review: Let the Sunshine In

A middle-aged woman relentlessly looking for true love