Tamara Khodova

Tamara Khodova is Berlin-based freelance film journalist. She is a film festival maniac who enjoys obscure art dramas, quirky comedies, cats and a good croissant.


Articles by Tamara Khodova:


  • The Hypnosis Review
    July 9, 2023

    KVIFF 2023: The Hypnosis Review

    KVIFF 2023: The Hypnosis is a funny and smart film that keeps you entertained and self-aware at the same time.

  • The Girls Are Alright KVIFF 2023
    July 7, 2023

    KVIFF 2023: The Girls Are Alright Review

    Our take on Itsaso Arana’s directorial debut The Girls Are Alright, a Spanish coming-of-age movie competing for the Crystal Globe of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

  • TAR Cate Blanchett
    September 3, 2022

    Venice 2022: Todd Field’s TÁR Review

    Our take on director Todd Field’s TÁR starring Cate Blanchett – one of the most anticipated movies of the Venice Film Festival and probably one of the best movies of this year.

  • The Laundromat Netflix Venice TIFF
    September 4, 2019

    Venice 2019: The Laundromat Review

    Tamara Khodova reviews Steven Soderbergh’s The Laundromat – starring Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman, and Antonio Banderas – from the 2019 Venice Film Festival. Does this star-studded dramedy live up to Soderbergh’s previous work?

  • Joker Trailer
    September 3, 2019

    Venice 2019: Joker Review

    Film Critic Tamara Khodova weighs in on JOKER from the 2019 Venice Film Festival. Who will have the last laugh?

  • Suspiria Venice 2018
    September 24, 2018

    Fantastic Fest 2018: Suspiria Review

    Luca Guadagnino’s contemporary take on Dario Argento’s classic is a mess – an emotional and at times haunting film – but a mess nonetheless.

  • Suspiria Venice 2018
    September 21, 2018

    Venice 2018: Suspiria Review

    Luca Guadagnino’s contemporary take on Dario Argento’s classic is a mess – an emotional and at times haunting film – but a mess nonetheless.