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Which Film Critics Are The Most Contrarian? We Used Data To Find Out

Over the last few weeks, here at Gizmodo UK we’ve been digging into the world of film criticism. We’ve found out which films the critics disagree about the most amongst themselves, and we’ve discovered the films at which the critics are most at odds with the general public. And then luckily we’ve also shown that film criticism is a useful thing - as there is a (small) link between review scores and box office takings. Read More >>

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Bad Reviews Really Could Hurt A Film At The Box Office

If there’s one thing better than sitting down and watching a good film… it might just be watching a bad one. Look, I know that it is better when films are good - but there is also a certain pleasure to be derived from the bad too. Why? Because hating on films is fun. Who doesn’t like revelling in the absurdity of Geostorm with their friends? Who doesn’t enjoy picking apart Batman v Superman to try to work out exactly why it is such a spectacular failure? Read More >>