On Film Criticism


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  • Onion Dark Knight
    Onion Dark Knight Il y a 10 jours

    18:40 the white guy on the left is a snob, who think he's better than everybody

  • Lyric Lol
    Lyric Lol Il y a 21 jour

    THIS WAS AMAZING recently I started a channel and I didn't exactly know what to do with it. But now I've decided I'm going to peruse my passion for film on my FRclip channel. If love some feedback posting my next video tomorrow.

  • Lazarus Cain
    Lazarus Cain Il y a 22 jours

    Shout-out to this being the first time I saw Jeremy Jahns breathe.

  • Leangareh
    Leangareh Il y a mois

    This is an amazing video! Thanks so much"

  • keiichi maebara
    keiichi maebara Il y a mois

    I do agree Chris stuckmann We are all entitled to our opinion But usually in opinion have some basis of the issue at topic it's not really an opinion if most critics will find something that really wasn't an issue in the film because it wasn't there and adding things to it that are impossible to find because it just simply wasn't there they needed something to criticize of that's what they did that's not an opinion in my opinion It's called a lie usually an opinion comes from an unbiased different side point of view that's not an opinion it's called slander I do think a lot of movie critics mostly should not even have their jobs instead of being praised that's my personal opinion

  • keiichi maebara
    keiichi maebara Il y a mois

    Chris Stuckmann Then if you do that then you are a rare critic and if critics are supposed to do that they were taught that in school than you just prove to everyone the truth about critics most critics don't do their job correctly which makes criticism in my personal opinion pointless if no one's going to take your advice and it's true most critics will actually get out there and this is true you can go look at comments and you completely see how did they even criticize a movie didn't even have that issue in the film it sounds like they just added something to their to find something to criticize about and that's what they do if they can't find something to criticize they will actually add an issue into the movie that should have never been there at all instead of finding an actual issue With the film It's like yeah they are taught that in school but when they get out in the real world it's like they're expected to make a badd reviews of the going to find a way to make it happen even if they have to lie Which is my I will never trust the critics because the critics Are terrible at their jobs and honestly instead of being praised they should honestly lose jobs if they're not going to give an actual unbiased opinion that's how critic was supposed to be but that's how Hollywood Never has been You would think these big shot critics that get so much praise would be big shot people but no they're small in insignificant because they don't do their job right and not not worth looking at if anything they should be giving more praise to the audience for actually giving an unbiased opinion they should be making the money and getting a lot of praise Getting the critic jobs because it's been proven by the biased facts in most movies that get criticized wrongfully that Most critics don't do well in their job but get praise like they do well in their job

    • keiichi maebara
      keiichi maebara Il y a mois

      Chris Stuckmann In fact if other positions were like movie critics nurses for example would probably be fired because they would mess up critics are usually messing up actually

  • J.T. R
    J.T. R Il y a mois

    that's really a great video

  • Kail Kilbourne
    Kail Kilbourne Il y a 2 mois

    I agree more with Jahns, about the difference between Reviewer and Critic.

  • Movie Time With Dee
    Movie Time With Dee Il y a 2 mois

    I'm glad I watched this. I learned a lot, took notes, and plan to move forward from this point on using this advice. Thank you Chris

  • Isaiah Williams
    Isaiah Williams Il y a 2 mois

    Chris: If you have an opinion, and it's your opinion, keep it that way!
    Mauler: I always argue that films are objectively good or bad... If you think that "The Last Jedi" is good, good luck calling other movies bad.

  • Isaiah Williams
    Isaiah Williams Il y a 2 mois

    I feel like too many people have forgotten these important tips in the wake of "The Last Jedi."

  • bigraviolees
    bigraviolees Il y a 3 mois

    You have proven yourself a movie aficionado and fan . Some no doubt are in it for the easy youtube money and big number of hits. I have a music passion I will put on youtube but no doubt will get all of 9 hits, oh well I aint in it for the money

  • Joseph Keenan
    Joseph Keenan Il y a 3 mois

    The film critic in our local paper I always go 180 degrees on what s/he says.
    Also if 100 people tell me a film is great or sucks I want ro see it for myself. Cloud Atlas and the last Mad Max movie got trashed by a bunch of people.
    You can't rate them on the same merits. Like you say they are different. Judging on technical aspects only goes so far.... shitty technique takes away from the experience.

  • jhessgirl
    jhessgirl Il y a 3 mois

    Really enjoyed this. I love films! Make it a niche!

  • Gregory Morgan
    Gregory Morgan Il y a 3 mois

    Really enjoyed this video, Chris! Good stuff!

  • maytheforce betrayyou
    maytheforce betrayyou Il y a 3 mois

    Damn, that was an evil "Stuckmannized" at the end there! hahaha
    Dude, you and Jeremy have always been my favourite 2 since like 2013, and I agree with what you/he said. I've always seen you guys and others on here as movie reviewers and not critics. That's why you guys always even refer to critics as a third party, because they aren't what you are! :)

  • MrAutobotCollector
    MrAutobotCollector Il y a 3 mois

    Hi chris stuckmann I have a question where is the line drawn between an criticism and personal taste?

  • Emily Apricot
    Emily Apricot Il y a 4 mois

    Great Collaboration ! I was really happy to see Jeremy Jahns and the Schmoes chime in. I like to read written reviews on IMDB before I watch a movie in theaters because it is a fast, but after I see a movie, if I feel strongly about it, I love to watch video reviews to revisit favorite scenes and feel like I am discussing it with a friend !

  • bill nguyen
    bill nguyen Il y a 4 mois

    kinda contradicting with your "Emoji movie" review, LOL. understandable though

  • Pedro Koury
    Pedro Koury Il y a 4 mois

    I live in Brazil, Rio de Janeiro and the way we do our "SATs" here, at least in regards to the essay part of the exam, is through this very boring and inhuman approach of not being personal.
    I mean....REALLY?! We are human beings with emotions, for crying out loud. Much harder than being extremely rhetorical and fancy and robotic and knowledgeable is being able to articulate your own emotions so as to communicate with someone else and at least attempt to bring some meaning and emotion to that person's life. And Chris, you do that beautifully. Well done, man. Your nerdiness is your voice, your deep observations make up your voice and your passion for movies is your voice. And your voice comes through as motivational and joyful.

  • Cortex Engineer
    Cortex Engineer Il y a 4 mois

    the lighting needs work, but this is the freakin avengers of youtube reviewers, I am surprised this isn't more popular... all your recent reviews have over 600k each, this is amazing I wish there was more like it

  • Anthony Merriweather II
    Anthony Merriweather II Il y a 4 mois


  • Shubham Poddar
    Shubham Poddar Il y a 5 mois

    How long has this been shit going oooooooonnnnnn.......

  • Honest Burglar
    Honest Burglar Il y a 5 mois +1

    I enjoy how you critic movies. I am pretty discabled. Your pros and cons and opinion helps me know if a movie is worth my valuable time or not

  • S Nomad
    S Nomad Il y a 5 mois

    can you do a series on annoying moviegoers? those are fucking hilarious!

  • MrTristan1235
    MrTristan1235 Il y a 5 mois

    Gene Siskle did some things that I think were really petty. He spoiled Friday the 13th with the hope it would hurt it's box office performance just because he didn't like it.

  • Channel Clipz
    Channel Clipz Il y a 6 mois

    Great video

  • Andrew Miles Broughton
    Andrew Miles Broughton Il y a 6 mois

    Pauline Kael talked about getting high on films. She'd cite Brian De Palma, Spielberg and so on who create that high, and about films being "alive" she even says Exorcist 2 is tho misgiuded, still alive. Bravo, you know films Chris.

  • Miguel Henry
    Miguel Henry Il y a 6 mois

    Thanks. ✌🏾

  • Hugh Whitfield
    Hugh Whitfield Il y a 6 mois

    quality xxxx

  • CupofSoul Show
    CupofSoul Show Il y a 6 mois

    There is still room for more. There aren’t enough critic of colors. We don’t get enough access. Plus the more diverse you have the more perspectives and better conversation

  • Leah Cirker-Stark
    Leah Cirker-Stark Il y a 7 mois

    The more I watch your videos, the more I admire you. You're an awesome, compassionate, insightful person. Thanks for being fucking rad!

  • Seldom Studios
    Seldom Studios Il y a 7 mois

    Tell that to the sonic fan base...

  • TheHero136
    TheHero136 Il y a 8 mois +1

    Besides Chris Stuckmann I watch and listen to these critics.
    James Rolfe (Cinnemassacre)
    Doug Walker (Nostalgia Critic)
    Marcus (Cosmonaut Variety Hour)

  • Rebel The Hutt
    Rebel The Hutt Il y a 8 mois

    I hate this retard

  • Guy mendez
    Guy mendez Il y a 8 mois

    Awww Jeremy tried.. lol. he gives me hope bcs i too am tht same tyoe of peraon who extend sentences just cs i want to convince ppl everything i understand about tht concept. If im passionate about smthing I repeat myself a million times

  • Mark Sims
    Mark Sims Il y a 8 mois

    Ironically, I've read Ebert reviews where he spent half of it running through the plot and stort beats.

  • dana oct
    dana oct Il y a 9 mois

    god chris do you really get so many idiotic comments

  • Karl
    Karl Il y a 9 mois

    How to be a movie critic, 1) Open blog/vlog. 2) Read the synopsis and pretend you've watched the movie 3) Score everything 95-100 so as not to upset anyone, especially 'sponsors'. Movie reviewers on the whole are such a grossly corrupt cabal of paid liars, honest ones are a rare breed.

  • Rashomon00
    Rashomon00 Il y a 9 mois

    I am incredibly passionate about film, but I'm just not on board with your populist movie reviews. I do wish you the best though. I'm afraid I'm just not your audience.

  • Blue's Reviews
    Blue's Reviews Il y a 9 mois

    This is exactly what I needed to see I’ve been wanting to start a review channel since I was in high school but I had no idea how to start up. this video has inspired me thank you Chris and thank you everyone who was involved in this video

  • emil engen
    emil engen Il y a 9 mois

    The Dark Knight is extremely overrated.

    • Theman Joe
      Theman Joe Il y a 9 mois

      emil engen can you explain in-depth why you didn't like it?

  • RedAnimations
    RedAnimations Il y a 9 mois

    Thank You for the advice

  • The Ranting Usher
    The Ranting Usher Il y a 9 mois

    Thank you, Chris, so much for making this video. It is so refreshing to hear someone I look up to and admire talk about film criticism in a very passionate and insightful way. I am a film reviewer myself. I have been doing it for over a year now and as much as Stephen King has inspired me to write horror, you and the others I have subscribed to, Doug Walker, Lindsay Ellis, Stupendous Wave, etc, have inspired me to chase my other dream of being a film reviewer. Watching this video has given me a lot to think about with regard to re-inventing my style and coming up with new and creative ways to present my videos. Much to learn, I still have, as Yoda would say, but I am enjoying every moment of the creative process. Every time I watch either yours or any of the other reviewers I have previously mentioned, I feel as if I am home again. That I am sitting at home on the couch drinking my coffee and talking about movies with like-minded people who I greatly respect. Thank you, Chris, once again for doing what you do best and for inspiring me to follow my passion. You are truly awesome and, of course, I"ll be checking out those who you featured in your video as well.

  • Hurry Before it's deleted

    God Bless this man.

  • M
    M Il y a 9 mois

    I disagree with the part about separating the artist from the artistry. It taints my experience of a movie to watch(for instance woody allen) because all I can think is how terrible that human being is while I watch a movie and that's an experience that a lot of people have. That is a legitimate reason for a movie experience to be not so great(as much as it's true that so many people work on a movie and it's a shame when one actor fucks up but that's a reality)

  • Roy Severs Jr.
    Roy Severs Jr. Il y a 9 mois

    My one problem with film or any critics is those that criticise but don't give a solution to the problem; like why did it suck and in your opinion what would you do to change it?

  • The Delusionist And His Demons

    So... Are you going to re-review Interstellar?

  • Travingel - Comedy Gaming
    Travingel - Comedy Gaming Il y a 10 mois

    when you said you will reckognize these people,
    i expected to reckognize at least one person..... i didnt

  • Nth-level Entertainment
    Nth-level Entertainment Il y a 10 mois

    Thank you for this video, Chris. It was very helpful.

  • Robbie Ruviews
    Robbie Ruviews Il y a 10 mois

    Hey Chris,
    I just wanted to thank you for this video and always being really open and honest with your reviews and yourself. I started my channel a few months ago without really knowing how to do what I wanted to do. You were a huge inspiration for me to become better and I just wanted to thank you for all that you've done for this community. It could have been really easy for you to just review movies and not get involved with those who watch your reviews, but you give back with videos like this, and that means a ton to people like me who want to get into this field.
    Thank you!

  • Anatoliy Kuznecov
    Anatoliy Kuznecov Il y a 10 mois

    Мужик, ты даже не представляешь, какая у тебя четкая речь. Для того, кто прокачивает аудирование, ты просто находка. Спасибо тебе.

  • Jenny Silver
    Jenny Silver Il y a 10 mois

    So handsome, love the tie

  • Rob Vespa
    Rob Vespa Il y a 10 mois

    I enjoyed this topic and your presentation. I enjoyed SOME of your guests - There were a few (really one) segment that was just wrong. Yes, everyone has an opinion, but their perspective were just wrong - It was off putting. I won't say who it was, but I'm surprised that no one else commented on what was relayed.

  • TheGeocab123
    TheGeocab123 Il y a 10 mois

    Great video, Chris.

  • UltimateNinja1984
    UltimateNinja1984 Il y a 10 mois

    Pretty much it is a great, underrated film review channel. I found Pretty much it by seeing their "On golden pond" film review!

  • Poxow
    Poxow Il y a 11 mois

    Cole Smithey is a terrible film critic. He fulminates well-made films without even recognizing their positive qualities. He gives Logan a grade F (less than zero stars). Film criticism is truly subjective and ultimately pointless--unless for analysis. He must be a contrarian.

  • Moroni Tembo
    Moroni Tembo Il y a 11 mois

    Jeremy Jahns😃

  • Scott Sullivan
    Scott Sullivan Il y a 11 mois

    I’ve watched this video so many times, yet I still get under 50 views per average every video. **sigh**

  • videos 2 infinity
    videos 2 infinity Il y a 11 mois

    Jeremy Jahns and Chris Stuckmann. My two favorite Reviewers that I would love to see a crossover between.

  • Paglavc1
    Paglavc1 Il y a 11 mois

    "That was my friend FatMovieGuy, now lets move to people i really respect." LOL :D

  • Francisco David Mon
    Francisco David Mon Il y a 11 mois

    I know this is an old video, I´m not from a place where there are a lot a guys like you, and I respect every single one of you, I follow you for plenty of years by now. Thanks for being this awesome.

  • Nick DiCarro
    Nick DiCarro Il y a 11 mois

    Is that jake valdeno

  • Splash'n'Skillz #37
    Splash'n'Skillz #37 Il y a 11 mois

    If i give review, im a say what i think and go on, there's too much thing about movie criticism,rules that i really don't feel and kills my vibe so

  • _moonlight86_
    _moonlight86_ Il y a 11 mois

    Hi, i love watching your reviews. you always see something i miss, so many cool details! The reason i decided to write was to say that it would help if you could put subs on videos when it's difficult to hear what's being said. in this video, for instance, when you're talking on the phone it's really hard to hear what the man is saying (sorry, i forgot his name heh). and i just realised this is a super old vid so maybe you have started doing that now or you haven't had the need tyo do it again.. anyhow.. I wanted to give my opinion on that :p keep doing what you are doing! oh! where do you buy your tshirts?? xD the one with sailor moon in wonder woman costume is epic!!

  • Justin Z
    Justin Z Il y a 11 mois

    u should have an "S" grade

  • capsam productions
    capsam productions Il y a an +1

    "When you make a critic, imagine that you are talking to your friends at the bar" OH MY GODNESS those words!!!!!!!!!!!!! i am awakened.

  • Tierney Vogt
    Tierney Vogt Il y a an

    List of female movie reviewers on youtube?

  • Collin 115
    Collin 115 Il y a an

    I was waiting for Jeremy

  • Daniel Epler
    Daniel Epler Il y a an

    A couple quick rebuttals, with all due respect.
    1. Critics infuse current events into reviews because movies often do. Movies often say things about the world around us in the time they were made. It is important to look at the events and politics of the time the film was made to fully understand it. And who the person is who made the film says something about the film. Who is this director? What about them can inform this film?
    2. If all critics were just "regular average guys" then who can we learn from? I would like to hear from critics who are smarter and more educated than me so I can learn.

  • ntmsung
    ntmsung Il y a an

    I can listen to you talk all day. Don’t know why

  • Alex Gonzalez
    Alex Gonzalez Il y a an

    Great video. I've been reviewing movies live on Facebook for almost a year now @LexTalksMovies ✌🏽😎🍺. I totally agree with you and the guests on a lot of what was said. I love movies and started writing out reviews and was told "Why can't you just do a video?" So that's how I got my start. Just a guy who loves movies and couldn't wait to talk about what I watched. It's really awesome to see so many of you have the same passion and outlooks. Thanks for this video and your reviews! 🍻

  • Roy Thomas
    Roy Thomas Il y a an

    Great video Chris.This really affected my views of film criticism

  • Arpitha Gorur
    Arpitha Gorur Il y a an

    I'm interested in starting my own film criticism channel and I took notes on your pointers, they certainly helped a lot and I now know where to start! Thanks! Question: Do I have to put movie clips in my review? I mean I know I don't HAVE to, but will my review be boring if I don't?

  • PolyTech TV
    PolyTech TV Il y a an

    Critics in general are people full of shit. They think they know it all but at the end of the day they are people who get free stuff and talk shit like entitled little brats.

  • wholetruthy
    wholetruthy Il y a an +1

    I love that Jeremy dropped the "I grew up on..." line

  • Vincent 2099
    Vincent 2099 Il y a an


  • Sam Alvarado Solano

    Man, Jake Baldino is everywhere!

  • ReplicantVIII
    ReplicantVIII Il y a an

    Yeah, I had this problem that my opinion swayed because of a friend of mine who had a different opinion (my friend hate the Nolan's Batman movies). But this kinda thing has been a problem with me for a pretty long time.
    I guess I need to rewatch the franchise again to form my opinion again since I've seen lots of great FRcliprs show the inner workings of movie making. And thanks to my friend, I'm really hooked into analysing movies; talking about them; knowing the inner workings, etc.

  • supastar
    supastar Il y a an

    Great video Chris

  • 2 Percent
    2 Percent Il y a an

    I would love to be a film critic as a job, and do make some reviews and this video really helped me to become a little bit better so thank you.

  • Flynn McTaggart
    Flynn McTaggart Il y a an

    This video is going to help me start my career as a film reviewer on my own site. It inspired and helped inform me so much with what I need to do.

  • Bri'AnnA Lawrence
    Bri'AnnA Lawrence Il y a an

    Please review Better watch out Ft the kids from the visit

  • Aaman Nadal
    Aaman Nadal Il y a an +1

    Subbed almost instantaneously...

    STORCK Il y a an

    fucking loud ass intro

  • Amla Chaturvedi
    Amla Chaturvedi Il y a an


  • Eko Prasetyo
    Eko Prasetyo Il y a an

    "woody allen" is a genre of movie now...

  • Gabe Williams
    Gabe Williams Il y a an

    Jeremy Jahns with no jump cuts?? :O

  • Ayame Williams
    Ayame Williams Il y a an

    This was really interesting and informative. Thank you for sharing!

  • Joe Coverage
    Joe Coverage Il y a an

    I wasn't satisfied until I heard experience and tips from the best review channel on FRclip, luckily I found that video right here

  • Mexicanman115 _
    Mexicanman115 _ Il y a an

    The 136 dislikes are from Rotten Tomatoes critics

  • Bugson08
    Bugson08 Il y a an

    One of my favorite FRclip videos :)

  • adamh3624
    adamh3624 Il y a an

    The guy on the phone needs a life.

  • adamh3624
    adamh3624 Il y a an

    11:24 you can't write for shit.

  • Felicia samo
    Felicia samo Il y a an

    Chris i have been watching your videos since 5years......... but i want to say that please go into little more details while going into analyzing movies such as tell where is inciting incident , character introduction, plot one....................more.

  • Justin Lawson
    Justin Lawson Il y a an

    I didn't know Jake Baldino does movie stuff. Cool

  • Alexander Rivera
    Alexander Rivera Il y a an

    Here is a great question that I would like someone to make a video on. What in your opinion do you consider your best movie review or the best ones you have seen and why. What movie review are you most proud of.

  • Dimas Adinhaq
    Dimas Adinhaq Il y a an

    This video inspired me to become movie enthusiast

  • Jess Baumung
    Jess Baumung Il y a an

    This is a great video. I remember reading reviews for World War Z when it came out and literally every single one of them mentioned the 3rd act rewrites and reshoots and it confused me because that information doesn't actually change the final film. I want to know what they think about the film as a whole. Theres no need to point out that the 3rd act was rewritten in every review. Thats just a piece of IMDB trivia that I would find interesting if I chose to look more into the making of the movie but it doesn't change the final movie.

  • Dan The Movie Man
    Dan The Movie Man Il y a an

    Thank you Chris, you gave me the inspiration to start my personal reviews.