The 1997 text by Stephen Prince, _Movies and Meaning_ (Allyn and Bacon),
has a good, clear discussion. Chapter 10 under "Modes of Criticism"
discriminates among "newspaper/television reviewing," "general-interest
journal-based criticism," and "scholarly criticism."

Michael Boedicker wrote:

> Hello, I'm new to the list.  Does anyone know of an academic source
> which clearly explains the differences between film reviewing and film
> criticism (they're often erroneously lumped together).

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