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Five Stars! How to Become a Film Critic, The World's Greatest Job [NOOK Book]

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*** SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED - PUBLISHED MARCH 2013 ***

So you want to be a film critic and review movies for a living? Veteran film critic Christopher Null teaches you, step by step, how to break into the business with the lessons he's learned from more than a decade in the industry. Five Stars! will teach you all you need to know!
- Understand movie history and the mechanics of filmmaking -- ...
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Five Stars! How to Become a Film Critic, The World's Greatest Job

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Overview

*** SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED - PUBLISHED MARCH 2013 ***

So you want to be a film critic and review movies for a living? Veteran film critic Christopher Null teaches you, step by step, how to break into the business with the lessons he's learned from more than a decade in the industry. Five Stars! will teach you all you need to know!
- Understand movie history and the mechanics of filmmaking -- without the film snob jargon!
- Learn how to write a review, step by step
- Get into every movie for free and never pay to go to the movies again!
- Get free DVDs -- before anyone else!
- Break into professional writing in newspapers, magazines, and online
- Launch a movie review website, recruit staff, and start your own business as a critic
- Learn how to approach editors -- from the experts themselves
- Build an audience for your work
- Interview celebrities and hang out with the stars!
Five Stars! is the only book on the market that shows you exactly how to become a professional movie reviewer, step by step! It's an absolute must-read for any aspiring film critic! 264 pages -- packed with essential information!
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Editorial Reviews

BookViews - Alan Caruba
does an excellent job of teaching the reader just about everything they need to know about the trade
The Compulsive Reader - Elizabeth King-Humphries
an honest, clear and thorough guide to becoming a film critic
Hollywood B*tchslap - Scott Weinberg
a fantastic little book!" and "If you ever planning to apply for work at one of the better movie review sites, you should consider this great little book a very solid investment.
Film Threat - Phil Hall
Null is like a film professor you always wanted, but never had
Rangelife - Eric Meyerson
a truly marvelous guide to making your dreams a reality, without all the snobby film school bunk
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013992320
  • Publisher: Sutro Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,354,290
  • File size: 1,007 KB

Meet the Author

Author Christopher Null has been a film critic for more than 20 years. He currently runs Film Racket, a movie review and commentary website.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 21, 2013

    Seems useful!

    I havent gathered the money to get this yet, but from what the critics say it seems like a great book.

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