About Reviews by Matthew
Reviews By Matthew is my space to review and talk about films, music, books, and entertainment related topics that I find interesting. This will basically be a film review website but there are times when I just can’t help ranting about something else so my bases are covered.
My Film reviews follow a pretty simple pattern.
Title – The title of the film being reviewed.
My Admission – This is my rating of the film in actual dollars. This is what the film is worth to me and what should be your spending barometer. You can spend whatever you wish on a film but this rating system is meant to keep you from spending $9.00 on a ticket that should only be worth $3.50.
One Line Review – This is the entire review summed up in one line. Many of them are humorous, some are eccentric, but they’re all meant to give you a quick summation of the film. Sort of a bottom line, that way you don’t have to read the whole review if that’s not your interest.
Review – This is the actual written review in its entirety. Enjoy them.
Under each review you’ll find the film’s poster for easy reference and some key information about the cast, crew, distributor, MPAA rating and runtime, some names may be left out because of space. I apologize if anyone’s feelings get hurt.
Now, my film reviews use your hard earned cash to determine their worth, and have a top score of $8.00.
For example: I would pay only $1.00 to see Spice World whereas I’d pay $8.00 to see Fight Club, and a film like Scream3 might only be considered a $5.00 roller coaster ride.
In my honest opinion rarely is a film or movie going experience is worth more that $8.00 a ticket, that includes those “to short for $14” Imax Experience films. If you paid more that $8.00 you’re stoopid and could be enjoying a copy of the DVD at home, sitting on your couch in your underwear and blowing the windows out with your bitchin’ home theater system.
All other reviews (music, book, theater, concert) will follow the same format but the “My Admission” will be left out. I just can’t put the same dollar value on things that have an ever changing or outrageous cost like concerts, theater, etc.
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