Why a C isn’t a failure and why an F grade is actually important, even for movie reviews. I wrote this on my regular blog but talk a lot about my movie reviews here on the Disney blog. A C my friends is not an F! A C is an average movie that had a lot I enjoyed or it would have been a D or F. And please read the reviews don’t just look at the grades. There are very few movies I don’t have something nice to say. It’s part of being a fan of something to allow for occasional failures, some average, some good and some masterpieces. I need all of the grades 🙂
I don’t say this often but I completely agree with Woody Allen on this one! The last few weeks I’ve been thinking about grades and how we assess things and people in our culture. On my movie blog https://54disneyreviews.wordpress.com I give a grade at the end of the review. This can be anywhere from an A+ to an F. Up until this point I have only given 7 Fs out of close to 250 reviews I’ve done.
Since I’m sure you are curious the 7 Fs are- Chicken Little, Brother Bear, Dinosaur, Road to El Dorado, Maleficent, Ghost of Girlfriends Past, and The Lorax. These are movies which I think are complete failures. Ds on the other hand I didn’t like but I found some things to enjoy so it isn’t…
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