Episode 12

Critiquing Criticism

November 13, 2017

Modern film criticism has largely been distilled down to thumbs, stars, and percentages of freshness. So what’s the point of modern film criticism? Is it to direct the viewer toward the box office with as little information as possible, reinforce and push good filmmaking, or to make money? The Pop Vultures discuss the current state of film criticism – the good, the bad, and the certified douchey.