Monica Castillo

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  • Tied to one of the pieces I'm writing, I'll find a title that's fairly easy to find on a streaming service and host a monthly video chat with the lovely folks in this tier (and up). 
  • Since you like me –– you really like me –– I'll trust you with some of my non-movie writing. Let's put this sandbox space to some good use and try out a few pieces about travel, theater, food, heck, maybe even fiction. Who knows!
  • If enough folks sign up at this level, I'll launch a second newsletter with a Q/A and round-up of what I'm into at the moment. 
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About Monica Castillo

Well friends, I finally launched a Patreon. This project is partly an attempt to keep me busy and partly (hopefully) a way to help keep me in my apartment. 

Who am I? In case you stumbled on to this page by chance, my name is Monica Castillo, and I am a freelance film critic, writer and journalist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, NBC News, NPR, The Wrap, RogerEbert.com, Remezcla, Hyperallergic and many, many other publications. I'm usually busy trying to cover festivals and the latest new movie releases, but uh, things have changed. A lot. 

What's in it for you? Hopefully, a lot more reading material and movie recommendations while you're staying in and maybe a few extra perks, depending on what tier you can afford. We can make it social with a Q&A or thinking ahead optimistically, maybe I can get one of those longstanding projects off the ground –– and I'll thank you in the acknowledgment/credits! 

If you're leaning towards a one-time donation, I also have PayPal and Venmo (Monica-Castillo-7). I'm still keeping my newsletter for free so you can find me at other publications, but read on if you'd like exclusive Patreon-only goodies. Yes, I made the tiers "Sweet Charity"-themed. Thanks in advance to all the "Big Spender"s out there subscribing to any of the five tiers. 

Be well and take care. Abrazos. <3 
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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 87 exclusive posts
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47
Videos

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