Why is ‘fan service’, used in the context of critiquing films like ‘Avengers: Endgame’, such a negative thing?
I am a Freelance Entertainment Writer and host & producer of the Split Screen Podcast, a show that compares remakes to their original source material, as well as providing Bollywood news and reviews.
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As a writer, the most intimidating thing to me was being rendered motionless over that blank page. Too focused on writing the most perfect thing; too worried about writing the worst. Aptly titled, ‘Blank Page Beatdown’, an incarnation of this site was originally created as an experiment for myself to write more; to overcome the blank page blues, get over that fear and beat it back to the darkness from whence it came.
In the 8 years since, Blank Page Beatdown has developed into a place for Film and Television criticism, discussions, editorials, opinions and has even spawned a film-centric Podcast. It’s become an extension of my passion with, and obsession of, movies.
For the Writers out there: keep beating down that blank page.
TV Series Reviews
Shah Shahid’s reaction & review of the Salman Khan & Katrina Kaif starring BHARAT Teaser. Movie releasing on Eid 2019.
Taking a deep dive into the most interesting Hollywood movies releasing on March 2018, and why you should care.
The first trailer of Fox’s new show, ‘The Orville’ by Seth MacFarlane is all kinds of great as a spoof or some beloved shows, and an original series.
The highly anticipated teaser of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ releases at Star Wars Celebration, and paints a dark and grim picture for the newest film in the franchise.
The ‘THOR: RAGNAROK’ (2017) Teaser Shows How Marvel May Finally Redeem The Character On The Big Screen
‘Thor: Ragnarok’ is the third film in the solo hero franchise, and looks to be shaping up to be the best!
This months’ Trailer Talk sees only 3 movies that have us excited for February 2017.
Find out about what Shah thinks will be the most interesting movies releasing on January 2017 on this edition of Trailer Talk.
In the first ever ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ footage, the brand new actor makes us realize what it means to be a fan.