When it comes to movies, everyone’s a critic. But how does an actual film critic watch a movie? In her new book, longtime Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday explores what makes a movie work or not, from the foundation of the screenplay all the way to the last step, editing. Whether you’re a film buff or a casual moviegoer, understanding each element means seeing movies in a whole new way.


  • Ann Hornaday Chief film critic, The Washington Post; Author, "Talking Pictures: How to Watch Movies" (Basic Books: 2017) @AnnHornaday

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