Some articles on reviewing:
... review is the amount of deference given by one court (or some other appellate tribunal) in reviewing a decision of a lower court or tribunal ... review will be varied or overturned if the reviewing court considers there is any error at all in the lower court's decision ... to the decision under review, so that it will not be disturbed just because the reviewing court might have decided the matter differently it will be varied ...
... Though Clute is chiefly known for his critiques of fiction, he has also reviewed other modes, such as film "Peter Jackson's otherwise magnificent remake of King Kong (2005) is almost destroyed because it obeys PG-13 shibboleths about sexual explicitness ... In the 1933 version, the beauty and the beast have sex together (sex does not have to be genital to be properly arousing) in the 2005 version, what they have together is family values." His language can be as blunt and amusing as it is honest some review columns have such titles as "Nonsense is what good adventure SF makes silk purses out of", "Prometheus Emphysema", "An empty bottle ...
... into journalism "I believe I was about 16 or 17 when I started reviewing for local radio, which led to a regular gig as a radio announcer for a few years, if ... No matter which station I ended up at, I’d always end up saddling the film reviewing job ... But the experience on radio led to some reviewing work with a couple of newspapers and magazines and a TV show ...
Famous quotes containing the word reviewing:
“I sometimes have the sense that I live my life as a writer with my nose pressed against the wide, shiny plate glass window of the mainstream culture. The world seems full of straight, large-circulation, slick periodicals which wouldnt think of reviewing my book and bookstores which will never order it.”
—Jan Clausen (b. 1943)
“I never read a book before reviewing it; it prejudices a man so.”
—Sydney Smith (17711845)
“Prolonged, indiscriminate reviewing of books is a quite exceptionally thankless, irritating and exhausting job. It not only involves praising trash but constantly inventing reactions towards books about which one has no spontaneous feeling whatever.”
—George Orwell (19031950)