Writing a Critical Review

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Film and music critic Tim Grierson talks about the craft of writing reviews.

Tim’s review of BIRDMAN for Deadspin

Tim’s review of SPY for Screen Daily

Tim’s review of SPY Deadspin

Tim’s review of ALOHA for Deadspin

Tim in conversation about animation director Don Hertzfeldt

Tim in conversation about WHITE MEN CAN’T JUMP

Tim discusses filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul

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More about this show, for new listeners: This is a creative writing podcast and a screenwriting podcast. In The Narrative Breakdown, Cheryl Klein, James Monohan, and other guest co-hosts discuss storytelling tips and techniques of interest to any writer, student, or fan of quality creative writing, screenwriting, playwriting, fan fiction, English literature, etc. Each episode, Cheryl and James draw upon their respective experiences in publishing and filmmaking to analyze popular novels, movies, plays, television shows, short stories, and song lyrics. Featuring various co-hosts and writers, as well as material from Cheryl Klein’s book ‘Second Sight’ and James’ iPhone app ‘The Storyometer.’



  1. Rookie » Screen Time - February 12, 2016

    […] story-related. If you are interested in writing a novel, a screenplay, a play, nonfiction, or a great critical review, they’ve got you covered. Using popular books and movies as examples, they dissect issues like […]

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