Why No Star Rating?

14 Apr

For those of you who missed it the first time.
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There was one thing that I wanted to avoid when I started this blog that most film/book/television programme reviews have and that is star ratings. I find it interesting that most reviews try to remain objective, at least in accordance with the policies of the magazine it comes in or the opinions of the presenter it comes from, and then at the end they counterbalance that by proclaiming that something is 10/10 or five stars. That result is in itself a subjective thing. I could tell you that ‘A Few Good Men’ is 10/10, that it has everything you want from a film; an incredible script, a compelling plot, a world class cast and all from a brilliant director, a film that is as thrilling as it is captivating. You might watch it and think I must have been taking the wrong medication.

Although I am going to be avoiding…

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  1. afewgoodfilmreviews - May 29, 2013

    […] Trek: Into Darkness’ and ‘Senna‘, it further justifies my reasoning for not having a star rating on my blog. The field of film is too wide to quantify into 5 tiny little stars. Undoubtedly what makes […]

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