Geoff Thew (Mother’s Basement) helps us talk about the philosophy and application of critique in the modern digital space!

Broadcast on April 27th, 2018
Running Time: 1:37:22



We discuss how to balance your biases and objective opinions, what you need to become a successful video essayist, and what makes critique so important!

3:29 – Owning Your Own Biases
10:53 – The Critic’s Job – Philosophy of Critique
23:15 – Finding Your Voice/Angle and Standing Out
38:30 – Production Value and Necessary Equipment
58:32 – Dealing with Feedback from the Masses
1:05:54 – Copyright Law – How to Source Your Footage?
1:13:55 – Giving Your Reviews a Lasting Impact
1:27:25 – Standing Out from Other Critics (and not in a bad way)

Source & music credits can be found on the Youtube page