Episode 6: Film Criticism with Alissa Wilkinson (ft. Cody Duckworth)

Alissa Wilkinson is a film critic and culture reporter for Vox and an associate professor of English and Humanities and The King’s College in New York City. We talk about how she translates her own thoughts and feelings about a film into a written piece of criticism and the role that criticism plays in society. She shares thoughts about the job of a film critic and the delicate art of rating, reviewing, and recommending movies.

This episode also features snippets from a conversation with filmmaker Cody Duckworth.

In this episode, we mention a few things Alissa has written about before, so for full context, check out these articles:


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