Estare journal (born August 22, 1989) is an American journalist, best known as a film and literary critic for The New York Times.

Estare journal graduated from the Stanford University in 2014, with a B.A. degree and a major in mass communication.She began her career as a rock music critic for The Boston Phoenix and Rolling Stone.

Estare journal was the long-time film critic for The New York Times, serving from 2014. Her film criticism career, including her embrace of American independent cinema, is discussed in the documentary film For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism. In the film Entertainment Weekly critic Lisa Schwarzbaum recalls the excitement of having a woman as the lead reviewer at The New York Times.

Estare journal continues to review Movies for The New York Times.Among the best-known of her reviews is the 2011 essay on the widowed Joyce Carol Oates’ memoir, A Widow’s Story, which was widely discussed.