Carla Renata aka The Curvy Film Critic is a graduate of Howard University and named one of 2018’s Underrepresented Critics of Color by the Los Angeles Times. Her reviews have been featured at AAFCA.com, Ebony.com, NPR.org, her own site The Curvy Film Critic, ET Live! Maltin on Movies and Women’s month feature in 2019 for RogerEbert.com. She has moderated film panels and interviewed such stars as Regina King, Regina Hall, Nia Long, Omar Epps, Tiffany Haddish, Sanaa Lathan, John Hamm, Michael Ealy, Julia Roberts and hosted an evening of The Black Experience on Film for Turner Classic Movies sponsored by AAFCA.
Being a proud member of AAFCA (African American Film Critics Association), LAOFCS (Los Angeles Online Film Critics Association), (OAFFC) The Online Association of Female Film Critics and Tomatometer approved critic on Rotten Tomatoes.
The Curvy Critic (produced by Keven Undergaro, Maria Menounos and Derrial Christon) streams LIVE every Sunday 5pm PST at Black Hollywood Live via YouTube, Spotify and iTunes featuring reviews, news and interviews with stars in front of and behind the camera along with a variety of Guest Hosts who have included Out Magazine and former LA Times reporter – Tre’vell Anderson, Hip Hollywood’s Jasmine Simpkins, BBC’s KJ Matthews, Stardust Film Influencer Xavier J. Thomas and frequent Co-Host We Live Entertainment’s Scott Menzel.
Catch her along with other critics and film enthusiasts as part of Focus Feature’s “You Know That Scene” Season Two, streaming NOW via Facebook and Instagram.
“Wuthering Heights” and “The Color Purple”
- Online Association of Female Film Critics, Member
- African American Film Critics Association, Member (AAFCA)
- Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society, Member (LAOFCS)
- Rotten Tomatoes, Tomatometer Approved Critic