Dame Magazine


Yes, Diversity In Film Criticism Matters

More than three-quarters of film critics are white men, which not only impacts how films by women and people of color are received and portrayed to audiences, but whether they’re even reviewed at all. […] Our very ideas about what constitutes “excellence” are shaped by the long history of privileging the work of straight white men. Anything that deviates from the norm is considered obscure or niche.