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Movie reviews are a way to tell others what your opinion of a movie is. There are no set ground rules to do this, but there are a few simple steps that can be followed to make the review great. In this article, we will have a brief look at what ten simple steps to write a great movie review are. We hope you find these helpful.
1. Watch The Movie First.
Writing a movie review cannot be done before watching it. When watching the movie, make sure that the environment you are in is relaxed and comfortable. It should be an environment that you are familiar with. If you are in an unfamiliar environment, you will likely get distracted easily. It is also a good idea to watch the movie another time. Watching it again will allow you to get detail about the movie that you may have missed the first time around.
2. Take Notes.
As you are watching the movie, it is worthwhile taking some notes. Taking notes will help you to remember what happened in the movie. It can be very easy to forget what happened if you do not have a good memory.
3. Write Down What Your Personal Thoughts About The Movie Are.
Those who write a movie review, will often tell their readers what they thought about the movie. This is a good way of informing readers what they liked or did not like about it. With that in mind, it is worth noting that not every detail should be provided. Only provide half of the detail. After all, it is the reader who will decide whether they want to watch the movie or not. All personal thoughts about the movie should be written out in a way that readers can decide if they agree with what you are saying or not.
4. Think About Who Your Audience Is.
Thinking about who your audience is important. If you are writing a review aimed at children, then this will need to be written in a different than you would to an adult reader. Be sure to think about all of the factors that your audience will be interested in.
5. Provide A Summary.
Only provide a summary of what the movie is about. Never give too much details. You do not want to spoil it for the readers. If the movie has an unexpected surprise in it, be sure to attract the readers by informing them that something special takes place in the movie. Never, ever tell the readers what that special something is. If you have trouble with this, please visit students Q&A service.
6. The Actors.
Most movies will have actors in them. All reviews should provide some sort of detail as to who the actors in the movie are. You can also provide a brief summary of how good the actors acted in the movie.
7. The Structure Of The Movie.
In your review, talking about whether or not there was a predictable story line in the movie. Or was it something completely different?
8. Lighting and Cinematography.
Always provide information as to how good the movie was directed and shot. Did you notice whether the lighting was good or not in specific scenes?
Most movies will have music in them. It is worth mentioning whether the movie came with its own score, or if there were well known songs from famous artists.
10. Proof Read.
Before publishing your movie review, be sure to proof read it as thoroughly as possible. Do this a few times. You do not want readers to spot any errors in your review. Not only that, but most search engines will require the correct spelling of any keywords you may have.