Why I Won’t Be Rating Films In My Reviews Anymore

I think in the heat of the summer blockbusters, I find it easy to get caught up in the idea of rating films out of five stars, ten points, two thumbs, whatever the scale might be. Most of the superhero and action fare that comes out is formulaic and predictable enough to directly compare in a logical way: this one had an interesting lead, this … Continue reading Why I Won’t Be Rating Films In My Reviews Anymore

The 50% Club

50% on Rotten Tomatoes feels like a kind of strange purgatory to me. Despite being designated ‘Rotten’, the number suggests an equal amount of critics all conceding that a film is largely average. However, this is a little simplistic, with 50% suggesting anything from a harmless romp to a controversial, shocking, love it or hate it kind of movie. Therefore, I’m starting a series. Amongst … Continue reading The 50% Club