Do male and female critics judge films differently?

Posted Wednesday 03 Feb 2021

The 'male gaze' is a complex topic which cannot be 'solved' using data, but film data hound Stephen Follows wanted to add to the conversation by looking at the areas in which data can be informative.

He built and crunched a vast dataset of film reviews and ratings to answer three questions:

What percentage of film critics are women?

Do female critics cover the same films as their male peers?

Do female critics like different movies to their male peers?

Click here to read what he found

 

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Posted Wednesday 03 Feb 2021

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Senior Producer
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Film & Content Tutor
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Video Producer
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Digital Media Support - Video
AUT, Auckland

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