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Hope Madden

Hope “Madd at the Movies” Madden, a graduate of The Ohio State University, is a freelance writer and co-founder of In addition to 12 years at the award-winning independent weekly newspaper The Other Paper, Hope has written for Columbus Monthly Magazine, The Ohio State University Alumni Magazine, is a published poet and fiction writer. She also currently writes for Columbus Underground, Screen Fervor and the UK Film Review. She also contributes to Directed By Women.

Hope’s an official Tomatometer film critic as well as a member of the Columbus Film Critics Association and the Women’s Film Critic Circle. She co-hosts the weekly movie review podcast The Screening Room and the bi-weekly horror film podcast, Fright Club.

In Columbus, Ohio, you can catch Hope on TV every Friday morning on ABC6/Fox28’s Good Day Columbus.

Contact Hope at and follow her on Twitter @maddwolf and @frightclubpod.

Hope Madden
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