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?

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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…