Our expert writers critically review media, offering an in-depth look at their strengths and weaknesses. We also provide star ratings on our reviews to help readers understand our impression of the media at a glance.
Here’s a breakdown of what each star rating means:
5 Stars: Perfect
Entertainment doesn’t get better than this. It was the zenith of the medium and the pinnacle of excellence. No notes!
4.5 Stars: Excellent
It was seriously impressive and so close to perfection with minimal flaws.
4 Stars: Great
While we had some minor complaints, we loved it overall.
3.5 Stars: Good
It all worked for the most part but didn’t wow us.
3 Stars: Mediocre
It was just OK. It might entertain you, but it could have been better.
2.5 Stars: Unsatisfactory
Not great, but also not horrible. The cons slightly outweighed the pros.
2 Stars: Lousy
It had promise, but it was an overall disappointing attempt.
1.5 Stars: Bad
Any bright spots were few and far between.
1 Star: Dreadful
Pretty much everything about this was a disaster.
0.5 Stars: Painful
Save yourself the agony, and skip this.
0 Stars: Irredeemable
Somehow, this managed to do everything wrong.