August 2018 Friday’s e-links: From Rotten Tomatoes to Kidney Bean Tariffs and Cats

Last updated 8/31/18 Every once in a while, (and sometimes each day) I listen to a great podcast, enjoy an article, or see a good video that I want to share with you. I like to think of them as…

The Missing Female Film Critics

The skewed race and gender of the film critics that review our top grossing movies might not express what a more diverse group would say.

When Product Ratings Are a Problem

The worst summer in 20 years, movie box office revenue from May to Labor Day in 2017 was 15% less than the same dates last year. The reason could be lower film quality. Or it could be Netflix and Amazon.…

Movie Reviews and Fandango Inflation

Just like prices and grades, stars that overstate the value of a movie can be called inflationary so perhaps we should question Fandango’s reviews.