What is Film Criticism? (Essay)

 

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As well as film reviews, some readers might like to engage with various aspects of film criticism and contemporary cinema. Below is a link to a 6,000 word paper titled “The Origin, Purpose and Future of Film Criticism”. It reviews the history of film criticism; its links to cultural criticism; approaches to film writing; and controversies surrounding criticism, It debunks arguments that contemporary film criticism is in crisis and shows it as a vibrant medium of engagement with film literacy.

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