Movie Review: Different Lenses

Before something isn’t merely just a good or bad we have to be very wary of bias and this applies to to schemas in the sense that if we previously did not like a certain kind of film say you really don’t you don’t like violence or you really don’t like cursing you don’t like romance you are not really into sci-fi you can’t let that previous bias influence the way that you view a new film or a new experience and the grand scheme of things you have to be receptive and keep an open mind a good film is going to use things that you may not be a fan of there may be a movie you really like but there’s there’s kind of a fantastic or a sci-fi element to it that could that turns you off. Find out how to review a movie from different perspectives at Edusson.

All those things are justified technique and craft will sometimes call for certain elements sometimes films have to have cursing and sometimes they have to have sex scenes because those things best serve the story that’s being told when we review the film we have to go beyond just plot we can’t recount what happens in the beginning of the movie the middle in the end and call that an analysis all we’re doing is retelling the story but we’re not telling it as good as the original movie even did so we have to go beyond that we have to talk about technique and craft you will read in your book there’s a really good quote that I like from Roger Ebert another famous film reviewer who you’ve probably heard of and he says that it’s not what the movie is about that makes it good or bad but how it is about it what he’s saying there is that the plot is not nearly as important as the technique or the craft it takes a backseat to those things the art the art form is much more important than the story in that sense how the story is being told is more important I should probably say it that way so there are a lot of advantages to reviewing films.

In the sense we can apply certain lenses to films you may have heard that if you’ve taken a literature class or a comp to class that there are lenses or certain modes that we use to critically analyze things you’ll read terms like feminist theory queer theory there’s Marxist theory there are different ways to view something and when you view it in a certain sense or through a certain lens you’re looking for particular things and you’re also coloring your perception of the innocence of film based upon the things that you’re looking for so for example the movie V for Vendetta is an action film but it’s very political and there’s also a lot of religious elements to it if I were to look at that movie from a historical lens.