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date: 19 May 2022

film criticism 

A Dictionary of Film Studies

Annette Kuhn,

Guy Westwell

A form of writing that examines the achievement, distinctiveness, and quality of a film (or lack of it). The term is used to refer to a wide range of writing on film, ranging from reviews of the latest releases to certain types of scholarly/film-theoretical inquiry, such as genre criticism. Generally, however, film criticism is considered a separate activity from film reviewing. A ... ...

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