(Module 5) Top Ten Things Not To Do in Film Criticism


  1. Don’t let your baggage get in the way.

  2. Don’t let others’ opinions get in the way.

  3. Don’t let the audience sway your opinion

  4. Don’t let your producers, editors, directors or publishers sway your opinion.

  5. Don’t let movie companies influence your review (be ethical and honest).


6.Don’t accept bribes for positive reviews.

7. Don’t let early-buzz expectations impact your review. cats-reviews-1576777051

8.Don’t write negative reviews about everything.

9.Don’t write positive reviews about everything.enhanced-1261-1397605553-4

10. Don’t be a film snob. Remember, not all films are supposed to be artistic masterpieces.


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