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How to Write a Review

In this resource you can find a growing collection of interviews which will help you develop your abilities as a critic, pitch more successfully, and get your opinions platformed - no matter what medium you work in.

Film & Television

It may help to think of a review as a sort of argument; like you're summing up in court for a trial judge. You have to convince the judge and jury (your reader) that this film is good, or bad, or indifferent
Helen O'Hara - Editor at Large, Empire Magazine

Exhibitions and Art

While looking at the individual pieces on display, I try to think about a narrative arc. What is the theme and/or story that is being told? Is there a pattern behind grouping certain works together?
Shyama Laxman - Freelance Writer