Tag: 4 star reviews

With Batman V Superman We Have Reached Peak 5 Star Insanity

Batman v Superman is proving that nobody takes a blind bit of notice of 5 star reviews. They are meaningless, and yet authors and filmmakers continue to chase them relentlessly. Why? And how do we make it stop?


Benchmarking Book Reviews, Or How To Untwist One’s Knickers

For a blogger, there’s nothing quite as sweet as gaggles of people getting their knickers in a twist over something. (Those of you who don’t blog yourselves probably don’t know that the blogging equivalent of Natural Law is a list, called “Things That People Get Very Angry About On The Internet”. Whenever we’re stuck for an idea of…