film review


film review
  an evaluative oral or written judgment about the quality of a movie, based upon various assumptions, facts, biases, etc; professional film reviewers are known as critics; a film review usually includes a brief synopsis (avoiding spoilers, usually), a balanced notation of both the film's plusses and minuses, quotable wording, and some judgments; more extensive, in-depth film evaluations are called analytical essays.
  Film critics-reviewers Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert in the mid-80s presenting a critique on their TV show about Blue Velvet (1986)

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