Choosing a Valentine’s Day Movie: A Comprehensive Guide

Me choosing a Valentine’s Day movie for you is like picking a chocolate out of one of those heart-shaped Russell-Stover boxes that’s missing its map. You just don’t know what you’re gonna get – or if it’s gonna make you barf. I’ve put together a comprehensive list of the Valentine’s Day movies that I’d choose…

Want to engage with the movies you watch? I've created a Visual Literacy Primer to make your trips to the theatre more interesting, informative, and empowering. Part 2 is all about learning to read "the shot" and figure out just what the filmmaker means | Read it at onecriticalbitch.com

Visual Literacy: Reading the Shot

Visual Literacy is how we make meaning from art. Remember the first post in this series? In our increasingly digital, fast-paced, and visual world, visual literacy – knowing how to read an image (that is, determine its implied meaning and direction) – is absolutely the most important thing you can learn to do right now…

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