Critic School

The Man of Words

(Alex Cox, cult film director and the most passionate, honest film critic I’ve ever encountered)

‘So how do you become a film critic?’  No one asked me, ever. I mean why would they? It’s easy! All you have to do is go see a film, drink some coffee, write 700 words about the pre hype for the movie, 200 words on the movie itself, make sure there’s a gif every 100 words and then go home and roll around on your big bed made entirely of money! How hard can it be?

Being a shitty film critic is easy.Being a good film critic?

It’s EASIER.

With a tip of the hat to Robert Rodriguez’s 10 Minute Film School, I present 6 Point Critic School.

1. No one cares about you.

Seriously, no one does. They care about the film and whether it’s any good, not what you had for breakfast…

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