Reply Wed 28 Mar, 2018 01:12 pm
Too many people moan, bitch, lament ... that film critics are the worst. They're not relevant. They're not the boss of me and no one can tell me that Michael Bay's Transformers isn't the greatest thing in the history of things!*

I say... HOGWASH! Film critics have their raison d'etre ... beyond telling the world which movies to see and which movies to out and out avoid.

Like most things? Take a film review and/or film essay with a grain of salt. Proper film context and perspective can be a good thing in terms of understanding films as a medium for storytelling. You don't have to agree with everything a film critic says in a given review. Heck? You can completely tear down a critic's entire sentiment if you have/hold the subjective reasons and emotions that make up your view of a given movie.



So? Who are your favorite film critics? Film historians? Vloggers? Are there any examples you can share here?

*That's an out and out lie. The Transformers movies may not be the absolute worst of their medium but they stink greater than a 100000 rotten corpses being catapulted by Ghengis Khan's advancing troops into a sieged city.
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Here's listening to Sam again, kid.
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Reply Mon 26 Aug, 2019 11:04 am
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Fascinating! Thanks for sharing about Shinkai. I’ll check it out and pass it on.
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Reply Thu 3 Oct, 2019 10:55 am
@Ragman,
I have to admit... I love my film reviews done up with several slices (or chunks) of ham.

The Nostalgia Critic, a moderately controversial Youtube critic, ain't Kosher. Bring on the HAM!
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Sometimes... some movies can be just ... okay. NOT great. NOT terrible. And that's fine.
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